The primary purpose of this pilot grant award program is to assist groups of Cancer Center investigators in the development of cancer-focused collaborative projects that will be competitive for extramural funding as multi-PI grants such as a multi-PI NIH R01, P01 or SPORE grants. Pilot projects must be a multidisciplinary collaboration between two or more cancer center members that links together existing areas of research strength and expertise within the cancer center and focuses on a problem that is related to the strategic goals of the cancer center and its research programs and clinical working groups. Projects may be focused on the identification of novel targets and biomarkers, drug discovery and/or the development of novel imaging technologies and should have the ultimate goal of improving prevention, detection and treatment of cancers that impact the multi-ethnic populations served by the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC).
Due Dates: Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis.
Amount: $100,000 | Duration: 1-year
Links: APPLICATION GUIDELINES
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