HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Avon Foundation-AACR launch new international scholar awards

Promising young breast cancer researchers will be offered an opportunity to continue their research in a prominent U.S. cancer research laboratory under a new award program co-sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research and the Avon Foundation.

The program, called the Avon Foundation-AACR International Scholars in Breast Cancer Research, will provide two-year grants to four junior-level faculty members from countries where opportunities for specialized scientific training and advancement for physicians and scientists are limited, including those in Asia, Latin American, and Eastern Europe.

"The objective of the program is to better equip each Scholar with the skills and knowledge needed to implement and/or continue a successful program of breast cancer research in his or her home country, ultimately leading to the enhancement of the quality of cancer research and clinical breast cancer for women in these countries," said Margaret Foti, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, the AACR. Principal investigators who are engaged in basic, translational, clinical, epidemiological or prevention breast cancer research at NCI-designated cancer centers and cancer centers that are members of the Association of American Cancer Institutes in the United States will be invited to apply to for the prestigious designation of an Avon Foundation-AACR Scholar Host. Please note that government institutions are not eligible.

"This program will make a significant impact in the prevention and cure of breast cancer by bringing together talented scientists from different parts of the world," said Kathleen Walas, President, Avon Foundation. "In turn, this unique collaboration will benefit all women around the world."

Each Avon Foundation-AACR Scholar will be awarded $50,000 in salary per year, in addition to $25,000 for direct research support, two $1,000 travel grants to support the Scholar's attendance at two AACR Annual Meetings, and a complimentary
'"/>

Contact: Warren Froelich
froelich@aacr.org
215-440-9300
American Association for Cancer Research
10-Apr-2003


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. International breast cancer prevention study launches in the United States and Canada
2. UNH launches 2nd spinout company with NIH grants
3. The European Society of Cardiology launches Women at Heart
4. Euroscience Open Forum 2006 launches call for proposals
5. Philanthropist Paul F. Glenn launches labs for aging research at Harvard Medical School
6. eDocAmerica launches Hispanic Website for members
7. Breast implant Website launched by leading plastic surgery societies
8. Society of Hospital Medicine to launch new medical journal
9. US cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference
10. New patient magazine from American Academy of Neurology to launch in April
11. Worlds biggest study of multi-million pound health problem launched

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Avon Foundation AACR launch new international scholar awards

(Date:11/28/2014)... 29, 2014 Somax Performance Institute ... measuring and improving sports performance, is pleased to ... surpassed 3,000,00 views. The Institute, which works with ... improves performance far beyond conventional coaching and training ... Microfiber Reduction. , Many viewers have praised the ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... iFitDress.com is a renowned women’s dress company. ... special occasion gowns for the global clients. Recently, iFitDress.com ... in its online store. The new products are now ... According to the sales manager of the company, the ... popular in the international market. , “We are ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 The report “Poxvirus Infections ... the therapeutic development for Poxvirus Infections, complete with ... drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of ... updates, and featured news and press releases. It ... development for Poxvirus Infections and special features on ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Recently, SWAccessControl.com, a renowned smartware manufacturer, has announced its ... high end products are offered at discounted rates, up ... from today to Dec 16, 2014. , The company’s ... promotion. We are proud of our new access control ... about our hottest items, we have listed some of ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... The clinic is known for ... Neuromuscular Stabilization, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, computer assisted ... upgraded facilities in 2011, the clinic unveiled their ... Lev Kalika has launched the most advanced and ... the country. , The new lab allows Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Somax Sports Motion Analysis Videos Surpass 3,000,000 Views 2Health News:Somax Sports Motion Analysis Videos Surpass 3,000,000 Views 3Health News:Discounted Teal Cocktail Dresses From Famous Dress Supplier iFitDress.com 2Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 2Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 3Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 4Health News:New Access Control Systems Now Offered At Low Prices By Smartware Manufacturer SWAccessControl.com 2Health News:New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Opens Nation's Most Advanced Movement Performance and Injury Prevention Lab 2Health News:New York Dynamic Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Opens Nation's Most Advanced Movement Performance and Injury Prevention Lab 3
(Date:11/27/2014)... , Nov. 27, 2014  Javon Bea ... November 19, faculty and staff at Janesville Craig High ... training from Mercy Health System physicians and ... Fire Departments and the Janesville ... Casualty Care Program, dedicated to providing schools and other ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Mass. , Nov. 26, 2014   ... AEX: PHIA) today announced expanded availability of its ... DuraDiagnost, DigitalDiagnost, MobileDiagnost wDR, MobileDiagnost Opta[i] , ProGrade ... these solutions now available in the U.S., and ... markets, the portfolio offers Philips, customers innovative solutions ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ... Chief Executive Officer and President, will participate in the ... The New York Palace Hotel in New ... am Eastern Time (ET). To access the ... go to the  Investor Relations  section of the company,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mercy Health System, Janesville Police / Fire, provide casualty training to high school faculty 2Mercy Health System, Janesville Police / Fire, provide casualty training to high school faculty 3Philips expands global reach of diagnostic X-Ray solutions 2Philips expands global reach of diagnostic X-Ray solutions 3Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 2Genomic Health to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 3
Cached News: