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Funding Opportunities

Internal sources of support for Lurie Cancer Center investigators are listed below. Doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows can find information on our Travel Grants page about funds to defray the travel and registration expenses associated with presenting their research at a scientific meeting.

Basic Science Research
H Foundation NCI Stimulus Awards
1 yr, $20,000
  • To assist faculty in procurement of NCI-funded R01 grants
  • Must be member of a Lurie Cancer Center Basic Sciences Research Program
  • Must have submitted a first-in-career R01 application to the NCI that was scored but not funded OR received a score near the payline on a competitive renewal application

mark.tortoriello@northwestern.edu

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Other Internal Funding Awards
Lea Charitable Trust Equipment Grants
$3000-$8000
  • Supports purchase of small equipment for collaborative projects or for use by multiple investigators
  • Members of a Lurie Cancer Center Basic Sciences Research Program

mark.tortoriello@northwestern.edu

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Clinical / Translational Research
Lurie Cancer Center Funds Supporting Investigator-Initiated Clinical/Translational Studies
5yr, $50,000
  • Support for innovative, investigator-initiated trials and novel translational research conducted at the Lurie Cancer Center, that may serve as the foundation for larger, nationally funded studies.
  • Cancer Center investigators with protocols reviewed and approved by the Lurie Cancer Center Scientific Review Committee (SRC)

maha.hussain@northwestern.edu

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Clinical / Translational Research
CCSG Funds Supporting Early Phase Clinical Research
up to $100,000
  • Support for under-funded early phase NU investigator-initiated trials
  • Studies must be early phase/feasibility trials

r-riphenburg@northwestern.edu

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Basic Science Research
Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Innovation Research Awards
1 yr., $75,000 x2
  • To support highly innovative basic, translational or clinical pilot studies in Basic Science
  • Lurie Cancer Center Members

11/27/17

schallma@northwestern.edu

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