Sacramento

The Ovarian Cancer Education & Research Network, Inc., (OCERN)

THE APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY OPEN.

The Ovarian Cancer Education & Research Network, Inc., (OCERN) is requesting proposals for established and junior investigators to initiate new studies or further existing research related to ovarian cancer. A $25,000 one-year award will be granted to projects conducted in the state of California by California-based researchers.

Research proposals should be applicable to one or more of the following areas:

  • Proposals which may lead to early detection, better treatment or a cure for ovarian cancer;
  • Projects that may benefit women living with ovarian cancer today;
  • Projects that will result in the development of preliminary data on ovarian cancer research which will enable the researcher to compete for larger federal, state and foundation grants.

Investigators at all levels are encouraged to apply, subject to the guidelines of the applicant’s institution.Fellows or medical students may apply with a qualified Principal Investigator as a mentor to oversee the project.

 

Fore more information, please see linked RFP (.pdf), contact OCERN at info@ocern.org, or visit www.ocern.org.

PROPOSALS ARE DUE JUNE 1ST, 2014.

 

 

 

Asian American Pacific Islander Cancer Caucus (APICC)

THE APPLICATION CYCLE IS CURRENTLY NOT OPEN.

Current Mini-Grantees of 2013-2014 Cycle:

  1. California Northstate University Cancer Awareness Research (CNU CARES)
  2. California State University Sacramento Hmong's Student Association (HSA)
  3. University of California Davis' Vietnamese Cancer Awareness, Research, and Education Society (VN CARES)
  4. University of California Davis' Shifa Clinic

The Asian American Pacific Islander Cancer caucus (APICC) is a quarterly training seminar for researchers and community members to come together and discuss Asian American cancer health disparities.

APICC also offers mini-grant opportunities.  Mini grant funds are to be used to work on cancer awareness projects in the community.

January 2014:Cultural Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis Applicable to Health Care

June 2011: Tobacco and the Asian American Community

March 2011: Patient Navigation

December 2010 Meeting: Asian American Cancer Health Disparites