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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
INTERNAL COMPETITION: Jan. 6, 2014 (extended deadline) Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Research Fund  Washington University $300,000 This mechanism is intended to support innovative, translational research projects that have the promise of transforming cancer prevention, diagnosis, or treatment.
Jan. 6, 2014 NEW: Abramson Cancer Center Penn Medicine Basser External Research Grant Abramson Cancer Center $1,000,000 over 2 yeras Focus is on projects related to advancing the care of individuals living with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
Jan. 31, 2014 NEW: SFA Research Grants Sarcoma Foundation of America $50,000 for 1 year Funding is available to cover equipment and supplies in support of research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of human Sarcomas.
Feb. 1, 2014 Pardee Foundation Cancer Research Grant  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Not limited Pardee Foundation grants are devoted to innovative approaches to conquering cancer, in particular they look to fund new scientist with cutting-edge ideas. Click to see previous awardees and amounts.
Feb. 3, 2014 NEW: Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research $50,000 for 3 years; $150,000 total This Fellowship Program provides support for promising researchers who have just received their doctorates interested in problems in clinical medicine relating to cancer.
INTERNAL COMPETITION: Feb. 12, 2014 V Foundation Translational Clinical Research Grant Program V Foundation for Cancer Research $600,000 over 3 years Washington University anticipates being invited to submit one application. The purpose of these grants is to develop novel approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer that requires collaboration of investigators from both lab and clinic. Project team must have a minimum of two scientists; project must not be funded by other mechanisms external to the SCC.
NO Internal Competition as previously stated. (No longer required by this Foundation): Feb. 17, 2014 Damon Runyon Cancer Clinical Investigator Award Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation $450,000 over 3 years This award is intended to provide outstanding young physicians with the resources and training structure essential to becoming independent clinical investigators.