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Early Career Cancer Health Disparities Researcher Scholarship Award

By |February 6th, 2017|

Spring/Summer Applications due February 17th. 

The Early Career Scholarship aims to support career development in cancer health disparities research. It will assist early-career scholars with expenses related to: conferences (i.e., registration, travel, lodging, etc.), workshops/trainings, journal/publication fees, and other qualified career development opportunities. 

More expected in Fall 2017.

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Pilot Funding in Cancer and Cancer Health Disparities

By |February 6th, 2017|

The GMaP Region 4 program is pleased to announce the availability of pilot funds to generate feasibility data for larger research/education projects for early stage investigators in GMaP Region 4 focused on Cancer and Cancer Health Disparities (CHD) research.

Pilot/feasibility projects must fall into at least one of the following categories:

(1) Population-based Research

(2) Basic Science Research

(3) […]

Expert Grant Review Award

By |February 6th, 2017|

The Expert Grant Review award is intended to assist New and Early Stage Investigators who are applying for funding awards with feedback from senior researchers in the region.  Grants are welcome in the following categories: (1) Population-based Research (2) Basic Science Research (3) Clinical/Translational Research  Region 4 is comprised of a variety of Cancer and CHD researchers who […]

New! NCI Diversity and Re-entry Supplements Webinar

By |August 26th, 2016|

The Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) is pleased to announce the launch of a five-part webinar series dedicated to educating pre-doctoral scholars, post-doctoral scholars, and early stage investigators about career development grant opportunities available through the Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE), a program funded by the NCI’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.

The NCI […]

Adaptation and Evaluation of Cancer 101 Biospecimens Education Module

By |December 30th, 2014|

PIs: Linda Fleisher, Ph.D., MPH

Lead Institution: Fox Chase Cancer Center

Overview:   The purpose of this project is to adapt the existing Cancer 101 Biospecimens education module for multiple minority or medically underserved populations and then to evaluate the impact of the adapted modules on knowledge, beliefs and intent to participate in cancer biomedical research.

Participants:  11 institutional […]

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Clinical Trials and Biospecimen Research Recruitment Communication Tool

By |December 30th, 2014|

PI: Dr. Melissa Simon

Lead Institution:  Northwestern University

Overview:  The purpose of this project is to develop a simple communication tool that can be used by study recruiters to recruit underrepresented groups into biomedical research.

Participants: Participants in the study include clinical trial research teams in Region 5 that were interviewed as part of the Roadmap Project described […]

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Critical Trials and Biospecimen Research Roadmap

By |December 30th, 2014|

PI:  Melissa Simon, MD

Lead Institution:  Northwestern University

Overview: The purpose of this project was to establish a framework upon which to anchor training and education activities across six areas of clinical trials, biospecimen trials, and biobanking research for the purpose of enhancing inclusiveness of diverse populations in these undertakings and cross-institutional research collaborations.

Participants:  Key stakeholders involved […]

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Creating Training Hubs of Excellence for Minority Biospecimen Research

By |December 30th, 2014|

PI: Dr. Melissa Simon

Lead Institution: Northwestern University

Overview:  The purpose of this project is twofold: 1) Conduct a regional inventory to assess existing training and career development programs focused on clinical trials and biospecimen research to inform the development of the Training Hubs of Excellence and 2) Build on regional strengths to guide the development of training hubs create […]

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