Funding Opportunities in Cancer Research



For assistance with funding, contact: 
Paige Isom, Project Manager,
Funding and Awards
Phone: 314-454-8980




Siteman Cancer Center — Internal

Barnes-Jewish Foundation

Deadline Funding Opportunity Sponsor Amount Description
June 1, 2014 Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation $100,000 for one year This Foundation supports discovery of new approaches for cancer treatment and cure. Previous WU awardees: Albert Kim (2013); David Tran (2013); Joshua Hood (2009); Mai Xu (2009); Sheila Stewart (2007); Jason Weber (2005); Steven Weintraub (2005); Rebecca Aft (2003); Tim Fleming (2001)
June 5, 2014 R01 - Translational Research at the Aging/Cancer Interface (TRACI) NIH/HHS; NCI is participating agency not limited; may not exceed five years This FOA encourages translational research proposals in the overlapping areas of human aging and cancer, linking basic and clinical research relevant to the care of older cancer patients through both bench-to-bedside and bedside-to-bench approaches.
June 10, 2014 for pre-application NEW: DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Idea Award with Special Focus Department of Defense maximum period of 2 years; up to $300,000 This mechanism supports cancer research not addressed by the breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer research programs. The “Special Focus” of this award is on the cancers associated with exposures, conditions, or circumstances that are unique to the military population.
June 10, 2014 for pre-application NEW: DoD Career Development Award   Department of Defense maximum period of 3 years; up to $360,000 PI must be an independent, early-career investigator within 7 years of first faculty appointment. Applications for the PRCRP CDA must address at least 1 of the Topic Areas as directed by Congress. Research applications in the areas of breast, prostate, lung (excluding mesothelioma), or ovarian cancer will not be accepted.
Internal Competition: June 13, 2014 Gabrielle's Angel Foundation Medical Research Awards Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research $225,000 This award funds research in leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers of the blood.
July 1, 2014 NEW: Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 2 years/$150,000 per year The Innovation Award is specifically designed to provide funding to extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding.
August 18, 2014 Letter of Intent due NEW: R21 Early-Stage Innovative Molecular Analysis Technology Development for Cancer Research NIH/NCI $500,000 over a 3-year period This funding announcement solicits grant applications proposing exploratory research projects focused on the inception and development of early stage, highly innovative, technologies for the molecular or cellular analysis of cancer.