Alberta Cancer Foundation Award
For Research Focused on Sarcoma and/or Pancreatic Cancer
The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, CancerControl Alberta, the Department of Oncology, and the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute invite applications for research projects focused on sarcoma and/or pancreatic cancer. Funded by a gift through the Alberta Cancer Foundation, this opportunity will support research aimed at understanding the biological basis of these cancers, as it relates to prevention, detection, treatment, or metastasis; research to develop and/or improve approaches to preventing, diagnosing, and/or treating these cancers; or research to improve the quality of life and wellbeing for patients with sarcoma and pancreatic cancer.
Applications focused on translational, clinical, health services, and/or population health research with a clear focus on sarcoma and/or pancreatic cancer are welcome.
- Principal Applicant or Co-Applicant must hold an appointment within the Department of Oncology and/or Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC).
- Research funded by this opportunity must be conducted at, or be closely affiliated with, the TBCC.
- Membership within the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute is encouraged but not required.
- Up to $300,000 is available, enough to fund one large or two to three smaller awards.
- Funds can be used for equipment, materials and supplies, personnel support, and/or trainee support.
- Funding must be non-overlapping and must be used within 24 months.
- Awards will be determined based on feasibility of the proposal, scientific merit of the research, and relevance to sarcoma and/or pancreatic cancer.
- Joint applications from two or more investigators/research groups to foster collaborations are encouraged.
- Applications for new projects that have the potential to grow to larger projects in the future and projects that add value to existing projects are also encouraged.
To be considered for a travel award, submit the following:
- Cover sheet (use form).
- Proposal (5 pages maximum): background/rationale, experimental design/methods, and significance.
- Figures (1 page maximum) may be attached if desired.
- References (1 page maximum).
- Itemized budget with justification.
- Abridged CV (2 pages) for the principal applicant only, highlighting publications, current and pending (applied for) funding, and any accomplishments relevant to the application.
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Awards will be determined based on feasibility of the proposal, scientific merit of the research, and relevance to sarcoma and/or pancreatic cancer.