Cancer Research Funding Opportunities

Holden Cancer Center Funding Opportunities Currently Accepting Applications

Mezhir Awards for Collaborative Research

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The Mezhir Awards for Collaborative Research support the development of multi-investigator team science to address important research questions in cancer. Collaborative Teams must consist of three or more investigators and must include at least one Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center member, and a Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center member must be the team leader. Please see guidelines for full information.

Deadline for Letter of Intent is Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.

Travel Awards

Wenger Travel Funds
Open

Holden Cancer Center Funding Opportunities Not Currently Accepting Applications

PDF iconCancer and Aging Pilot Project Award

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center on Aging seeks applications from University of Iowa researchers to support development of research on the relationship between cancer and aging.
Closed. Letters of concept were due Monday, May 2, 2016.

PDF iconDiana Benz Seed Grant

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Closed. Application deadline was noon, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.

PDF iconDonald D. Dorfman Research Award

Closed. Application deadline was noon, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

Junior Faculty Seed Grant Awards

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant Seed Grant Program
Closed. Application deadline was noon, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

Lymphoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE)

Developmental Research Program

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Closed. Deadline for Letters of Concept was noon (Central Time), Thursday, May 25, 2017.
[For Invited Proposals Only] Deadline for Invited Full Proposals was noon (Central Time), Monday, June 19, 2017.

Career Enhancement Program

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Closed. Deadline for Letters of Concept was noon (Central Time), Thursday, May 25, 2017.
[For Invited Proposals Only] Deadline for Invited Full Proposals was noon (Central Time), Monday, June 19, 2017.

Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE)

Developmental Research Program

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The University of Iowa Neuroendocrine Tumors Specialized Program of Research Excellence (NET SPORE) is a center grant funded through the National Cancer Institute. The purpose of the NET SPORE Developmental Research Program is to encourage innovative laboratory and clinical studies in neuroendocrine tumor research, and to provide funds to support previously untested hypotheses or other innovative research objectives that address problems in neuroendocrine cancer. All levels of faculty (resident through professor) are eligible. See complete announcement for detailed instructions. Two awards are available at $50,000 each. A letter of concept must be submitted by the deadline to Karla Stout, karla-stout@uiowa.edu.

Closed. Deadline for Letter of Concept (LOC) was Friday, July 21.
[Selected LOCs Only] Deadline for Invited Full Proposals is Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

Career Enhancement Program

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The University of Iowa Neuroendocrine Tumor Specialized Program of Research Excellence (NET SPORE) is a center grant funded though the National Cancer Institute. The NET SPORE Career Enhancement Program is aimed at developing basic scientists develop translational research skills and to clinicians acquire laboratory skills to become translational researchers in neuroendocrine tumors. Laboratory scientists can be senior post-doctoral or junior faculty level, but more experienced research who wish to shift their focus to neuroendocrine translational research are also welcome. Clinicians should have demonstrated interest in translational research and wish additional training. Residents and Fellows must have a mentor. One award is available at $100,000. A letter of concept must be submitted by the deadline to Karla Stout at karla-stout@uiowa.edu.

Closed. Deadline for Letter of Concept (LOC) was Friday, July 21.
[Selected LOCs Only] Deadline for Invited Full Proposals is Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

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