Monthly Archives: November 2016

CPRIT Announces Release of five RFAs for Cancer Prevention

CPRIT just announced the release of five (5) RFAs for Cancer Prevention. Complete RFAs detailing deadlines, requirements and instructions are available in the Funding Opportunities section of CPRIT’s website. Programs announced include: Dissemination of CPRIT-Funded Cancer Control Interventions This award mechanism seeks to fund projects that will facilitate the dissemination… Read more »

NIH Offers a Myriad of Possibilities for Alzheimers Disease Research

Associate Director, Research Advancement, Craig Cassidy, MHA recently researched  Alzheimers Disease RFAs from NIA and the scientific contact(s) from the NIH.  He then split them into 5 areas ranging from basic science to translation and education/training. The announcements are listed below.  Please Note: some of the funding opportunities are one shot submissions… Read more »

UTMB Researcher Receives CPRIT Training Award

Dr. Bernard (Monte) Pettitt is a recipient of a Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Research Training Award.  The award, announced this week, is one of 48 new grants totaling more than $93 million towards advancing the fight against cancer in Texas. Titled Computational Cancer Biology Training Program, the… Read more »

UTMB Researchers chosen for Sanofi Innovation Awards

Dr. Alan Brasier and Dr. Rakez Kayed were recently awarded the prestigious Sanofi Innovation Award (iAward).   This program’s main objective is to convert successful and promising iAward projects to sponsored research programs and subsequently create in-licensing and start-up opportunities with the potential to continuously enrich Sanofi’s early stage portfolio. The funding level and duration for… Read more »