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         Vol. 3, No. 16                                                                                                           August 12, 2020

Cancer Institute Member Spotlight

Mohammed Elfaramawi, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Associate Professor
Director, MPH Epidemiology Program
Department of Epidemiology
UAMS College of Public Health

Dr. Elfaramawi has extensive experience in designing epidemiologic studies: cross-sectional, case-control, nested case-control, cohort and randomized clinical trials. His main research interest is to identify risk factors of complex human diseases and quantify their associations with diseases. Read more>
$780,000 Federal Grant Will Give UAMS Medical Students Hands-on Cancer Research Experience
A $780,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund a hands-on summer cancer research experience for medical students at UAMS.

“Partnership in Cancer Research will provide focused and innovative research experiences in laboratories, community outreach programs and clinics for selected first- and second-year students in the UAMS College of Medicine,” said Thomas Kelly, Ph.D., who, together with Richard Nicholas, M.D., will lead the program and are co-principal investigators for the grant. Read more>
Virtual UAMS Research Expo Coming Aug. 25
Researchers at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System are invited to participate in the second annual UAMS Research Expo, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25. The event will be held via Zoom interactive video and is sponsored by the Translational Research Institute (TRI). The expo is an excellent way to learn about services and funding opportunities that can help speed the pace of your research. 

REGISTER HERE to receive Zoom details. 

Attendees will receive brief overviews of about 20 essential services, including TRI’s Clinical Trials Innovation Unit, UAMS IRB, TRI Community Engagement, Cancer Institute, Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine, Office of Research Compliance, TRI ARresearch, and Clinical Billing and Compliance.

Questions? Contact Sandra Hately at HatleySandraE@uams.edu or (501) 686-5417. 
Cancer-related Research Funding Opportunities
 Extramural Opportunities

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Cancer Data Repositories and Knowledgebases

Integrating Biospecimen Science Approaches into Clinical Assay Development

Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Virtual Cancer Center Director Award
 
DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Career Development Award

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Behavioral Health Science Award

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Impact Award

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Idea Award

DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Translational Team Science Award

DOD Virtual Cancer Center Director Award

DOD Career Development Award - Fellow Option

DOD Career Development Award – Virtual Cancer Center Scholar Option

DOD Behavioral Health Science Award

DOD Translational Team Science Award

DoD Kidney Cancer, Clinical Consortium – Clinical Trial Site Award

DoD Kidney Cancer, Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellowship Award

DoD Kidney Cancer, Idea Development Award

DoD Prostate Cancer, Idea Development Award

DoD Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award

Research to Reduce Morbidity and Improve Care for Pediatric, and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Strengthening Institutional Capacity to Conduct Global Cancer Research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (D43 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

DoD, Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2

DoD, Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Level 3

DoD, Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Level 4

DoD, Breast Cancer, Innovator Award

DoD Breast Cancer, Era of Hope Scholar Award

DoD Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early Career Investigator Award

DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award

DOD Kidney Cancer, Idea Development Award
 
DOD Kidney Cancer,  Concept Award
 
DOD Kidney Cancer, Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellowship Award

DoD Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program Translational Team Science Award

Multilevel Interventions in Cancer Care Delivery: Follow-up to Abnormal Screening Tests

Using Information Technology to Support Systematic Screening and Treatment of Depression in Cancer (R01)

Using Information Technology to Support Systematic Screening and Treatment of Depression in Cancer (R21)

Linking the Provider Recommendation to Adolescent HPV Vaccine Uptake (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Linking the Provider Recommendation to Adolescent HPV Vaccine Uptake (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Linking the Provider Recommendation to Adolescent HPV Vaccine Uptake (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)

Increasing Uptake of Evidence-Based Screening in Diverse Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)


CTSA Supplemental Funding Opportunities

Limited Competition: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program: Exploratory Collaborative Innovation Awards (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Limited Competition: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program: Collaborative Innovation Award, (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Implementation Science Pilot Grant Opportunity


Foundation and Intramural Funding Opportunities
National Comprehensive Cancer Network Pfizer Biosimilars Research Grant Opportunity

Community Based Participatory Research Scholars Program

Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award

Development Enhancement Awards for Proposals

Faculty Research Enhancement Awards

American Society of Clinical Oncology – Advanced Clinical Research Award

American Society of Clinical Oncology – Career Development Award

American Society of Clinical Oncology – Global Oncology Young Investigator Award

American Society of Clinical Oncology – Young Investigator Award

Barton Pilot Grants

Hornick Endowment Grants

Sturgis Foundation Grants

College of Medicine Equipment Grants

 
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