2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant by AACRGrants



         Applications from postdoctoral and clinical research fellows for 2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action
         Network – AACR Grants open September 1, 2011. These grants aim to attract early career
         investigators to pancreatic cancer research and to build a research community dedicated to
         studying the disease.

         patHway to lEadErsHip Grant                                 fEllowsHip award
         •	 Five-year	grant	up	to	$600,000                           •	 One-year	grant	for	$45,000
         •	 Fellowship	began	on	or	after	July	2,	2007                •	 Fellowship	began	on	or	after	July	2,	2009

         Grant HiGHliGHts
         •	   Research	project	must	be	directly	applicable	and	relevant	to	pancreatic	cancer
         •	   Research	may	be	basic,	translational,	clinical	or	epidemiological	
         •	   Travel	support	provided	to	attend	AACR	Annual	Meetings	(separate	from	grant)
         •	   Mentorship	program	connects	grantees	with	leading	scientists	in	pancreatic	cancer	
         •	   Professional	development	opportunities	offered

         applicant EliGibility critEria
         •	 Medical	and/or	doctoral	degree	in	the	biomedical	sciences	or	a	field	applicable	to	health	science	
         •	 Mentored	training	position	at	an	academic,	medical	or	research	institution,	or	a	Veteran’s	Hospital	
            or	national	laboratory,	within	the	U.S.	
         •	 AACR	member	(may	apply	for	membership	at	time	of	application	submission)
         •	 U.S.	citizenship	not	required
         •	 Must	not	have	an	active	Pancreatic	Cancer	Action	Network	or	AACR	grant	
         •	 Must	not	be	a	current	candidate	for	doctoral	or	professional	degree
         •	 Must	not	have	current	research	funding	from	tobacco	industry

         Application Procedure:		Apply	online	at	https://proposalcentral.altum.com.	
         Application Deadline:	October	31,	2011,	12:00	pm,	Eastern	Time
         Decision Date:	March	2012
         Start of Grant Term: July	1,	2012

         Program	guidelines	and	application	instructions	available	at:		http://www.pancan.org/section_
         research/P2L	and	http://www.pancan.org/section_research/fellowship
         For	more	information	contact	Rhonda	Aizenberg,	PhD	at	877-272-6226	or	raizenberg@pancan.org.		

PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORk | 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 200 | Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 | Tel: 877.272.6226 | www.pancan.org

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