Funding Opportunities

All questions regarding these or any other funding opportunities should be directed to Susan Ruppert, (205) 975-0359 or sruppert@uab.edu.

Click here for a list of 2016-2017 Pilot Grant Recipients.


 

CCC Requests for Letters of Intent

Please note the deadlines for each of the four RFAs below.  Candidates must be nominated by Dr. Birrer– you may not apply to the funding source directly.
Please email a two-page Letter of Intent (LOI) and your Biosketch to Susan Ruppert.
At the top of your LOI please indicate:

  • which RFA you are responding to
  • your name
  • the title of your project

LOIs will be evaluated by an internal CCC review committee and one or more projects will be selected to go forward as full applications to the funding agency.

  1. V-Foundation:  Pediatric Cancer Scholar Award or Pediatric Cancer Translational Award
  • One nominee per institution. One project will be selected as a full application from the UAB CCC as either the Scholar or Translational award applicant.
  • The Translational Award is for a clinical trial or development of biomarkers using clinical trial specimens. The funding amount is $200,000 per year for 3 years. Applicants much hold a tenure track position, and must be a US citizen or have a legal permit to work in the US.
  • The Scholar Award is for early-stage investigators in either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational research. The funding amount is $100,000 per year for two years. Applicants should hold a tenure track Assistant Professor position and be within 5 years from the date of appointment to this position. Applicants should not have received RO1s or RO1 equivalent funding.
  • Deadline for submission of application to V Foundation is April 2.

Deadline for receipt of LOI is February 15

 

  1. NCI Cancer Moonshot Initiative: to develop Tobacco Cessation treatment capacity and infrastructure for cancer patients– administrative supplement to P30 Cancer Center Support Grant
  • The primary aims of this supplement opportunity are 1) successful development and integration of a cessation treatment program within the cancer clinical care setting, 2) increase in tobacco cessation attempts and cessation efficacy among cancer patients, and 3) improved prognosis of cancer patients.
  • Projects must take a population-based approach.
  • One project will be selected to go forward as a full application.
  • Funding amount will be based upon responsiveness to application criteria.
  • Deadline for submission of application to NCI is April 13

Deadline for receipt of LOI is February 20

 

  1. Office of Cancer Centers HIV/AIDS Cancer Research– administrative supplement to P30 Cancer Center Support Grant
  • Projects must utilize banked biospecimens and cohort data.
  • 1-2 projects will be selected to go forward as full applications.
  • Funding: $250,000 in Direct Costs for 1-2 years.
  • Deadline for submission of application to NCI is March 31

Deadline for receipt of LOI is February 16

 

  1. Pilot studies in Non-AIDS Defining Cancers (NADC) among aging HIV+ patients– administrative supplement to P30 Cancer Center Support Grant
  • One project will be selected to go forward as a full application.
  • Funding: $200,000 per year for 1-2 years.
  • Deadline for submission of application to NCI is April 28

Deadline for receipt of LOI is February 23


Pilot Project Progress Report Template

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