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January 2011 Cancer Center Bulletin

Director's Message

Dear Cancer Center members,

Welcome back after the holidays.

Weekly IND Seminar Series Begins Monday, January 10, 2011, 4:30-5:30 pm
The Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection and the Stanford Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) will sponsor a seven session series designed for Cancer Center members and faculty researchers in the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford. The series is designed to cover the logistics and the process of IND (and Exploratory IND) filing, the regulatory strategy required for IND approvals, and successful communications with the FDA. Attendees will learn tools and resources from experienced regulatory professionals that are necessary for filing IND submissions with the FDA.

Topics include:
· IND regulatory environment
· Drug development planning
· Clinical and Regulatory Strategy
· IND Content: Pharmacology, Toxicology, Clinical and CMC
· Interacting with the FDA
· Logistics of IND Filing
· Stanford Regulatory Requirements

Every seminar will include case studies and an overview of available resources.
Schedule: Seven Mondays, excluding holidays, starting January 10, 2011. Sessions will start at 4:30 pm in the Clark Center Auditorium. February 14 and 28 sessions will be held at LKSC.
To register, sign up at:
For more information including a list of presenters, see IND Series.
For questions, please contact, Lee Doherty, CCTO Regulatory Manager or Daniela Starcevic, PhD, Deputy Director, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, at

Save the dates:

March 25 & 26, 2011
The 12th Multidisciplinary Management of Cancers: A Case-based Approach

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge
2nd Floor Conference Center
This is a unique CME meeting with its emphasis on tumor board cases.
To see the brochure and registration information, visit:

April 11, 2011
Stanford Cancer Center Members’ Retreat

Quadrus Conference Center
Details are forthcoming

Important funding opportunities:

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Clinical Investigator Award
Internal deadline: Monday, Jan 31, 2011, 4 pm
Eligibility and submission guidelines:

Core Facilities:

One of our major roles is to help provide outstanding core facilities for our members. Please visit the website (, or see our new brochure (which is also available at our offices in the Lokey Building, Room 2103B).

Please let us know of new grants, honors, and publications so that we can include them in the monthly Bulletin.

Best regards,


Beverly Mitchell Signature
Beverly S. Mitchell, MD
Director, Stanford Cancer Center

(December 2010 Director's Message)

Posted 01/04/11

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