2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career Development Awards

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					         PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH:
         FUNDING FOR JUNIOR FACULTY
         2012 CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

         Applications for 2012 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – AACR Career Development Awards
         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.

         AwArd HigHligHts
         •	 Research	project	must	be	directly	applicable	and	relevant	to	pancreatic	cancer
         •	 Research	may	be	basic,	translational,	clinical	or	epidemiological	
         •	 $200,000	in	research	support	over	two	years	($100,000	per	year)
         •	 Allowable	expenses:	salary/benefits	of	grantee,	participating	postdoctoral/clinical	research	
            fellow(s),	research	assistants;	research/laboratory	supplies;	equipment	
         •	 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	
            research	
         •	 First	four	years	of	a	full-time	faculty	appointment	at	an	academic,	medical	or	research	institution,	
            or	a	Veteran’s	Hospital	or	national	laboratory,	within	the	U.S.	(i.e.,	cannot	have	had	a	full-time	
            faculty	appointment	before	July	2,	2008)
         •	 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	previous	recipient	of	a	Pancreatic	Cancer	Action	Network	–	AACR	Career	
            Development	Award
         •	 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/CDA
         For	more	information	contact	Rhonda	Aizenberg,	PhD	at	877-272-6226	or	raizenberg@pancan.org.		


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