2001 YIA Recipient Presents Research on Promising New Therapy for Patients with Treatment-Resistant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Jul 25, 2014
Dr. Pasi Jänne presented findings from a phase I study of AZD9291, a promising new treatment option for advanced EGFR-mutant non-small cell lung cancer resistant to standard EGFR inhibitors.
Jul 25, 2014
Dr. Thomas Flaig and Dr. Wells Messersmith share expert advice on crafting an early-career grant application based on their experience on the Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Selection Committee.
Apr 24, 2014
A great letter demonstrates your potential for future success as an independent researcher, the experience level of your mentor, and your career development plans during the grant period.
Jan 24, 2014
Dr. Ezra Cohen offers 10 tips to help turn your great idea into a fundable grant application.
Support from 1999 CDA Launches Dr. Kornelia Polyak’s Quest to Advance Understanding of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast
Jan 03, 2014
When Kornelia Polyak, MD, PhD , of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, was a high school student, she wanted to be a researcher, a clinical investigator touching the lives of possibly hundreds of thousands of patients through the development of new and improved cancer treatments.
Oct 29, 2013
Jenny Ruiz completed a pediatric oncology rotation and helped to conduct a collaborative research project with the support of the Conquer Cancer Foundation.
Jun 26, 2013
From inexperienced fellows in training to new junior faculty members and world-renowned senior investigators, competing for grants occurs at all stages of academic research and is an essential component of everyday life for clinical and basic science investigators.
May 21, 2010
The Young Investigator Awards and Career Development Awards offered as part of the Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Program are awarded to fellows and junior faculty at a time when an academic career is most fragile.