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designated cancer center

Resources

Grants

Current Stanford Cancer Institute Funding Opportunities

Stanford Cancer Institute Funding Opportunities

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009

NIH Recovery Act/Stimulus Funding

Developmental Cancer Research Awards Population Science

Population science research grants to support collaborative investigations in cancer epidemiology, survivorship and control with the goal of advancing more effective prevention and detection strategies, public health policy and cancer care.

Awards 2010 Cancer Epidemiology Program Members

Dee West, PhD and Bang Hai Nguyen, DrPhil
Dee West, Professor of Health Research and Policy, Seed Grant
Bang Hai Nguyen, Consulting Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy
"Partnering with Community Health Partnership to sustain community-academic partnerships to conduct community-based participatory research."

Russ B. Altman, MD PhD   Stimulus Grants
"Technology to Identify and Assay Chemical Genomic Probes" (supplement)

Julie Parsonnet, MD   Stimulus Grants
"Epidemiology of Helicobacter Pylori Transmission" (stimulus supplement)

Awards 2010 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

LaVera Crawley, MD Seed Grant
Assistant Professor of pediatrics and a member of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
"Partnering with the Circle of Care Program of the the East Bay Agency for Children to build the mutual capacity for community-based outcomes research in pediatric bereavement."

Abby King, PhD, and Christopher Gardner, PhD Seed Grant
Abby King, Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine
Christopher Gardner, Associate Professor of Medicine at the SPRC
"Partnering with San Mateo County Health System and BRIDGE Housing Corporation to developing community participatory-based neighborhood audit tools to promote healthful eating and active living in local counties."

Abby King, PhD   Stimulus Grants
"Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology"
"Physical Exercise to Prevent Disability"
"Reducing Health Disparities in African American Women: Physical Activity Adherence"

Shelli Kesler, PhD   Developmental Grant
"The Effect of Pro-inflammatory and Immunoregulatory Cytokine Levels on Brain Function in Long-term Breast Cancer Survivors"
Co-PI: Firdaus Dhabhar, PhD

Jean Tang, MD, PhD   Developmental Grant
" Vitamin D Plus Calcium for Prevention of Skin Cancer in Women "
Co-PIs: Marcia Stefanick, PhD; David Feldman, MD

Awards 2009 Cancer Epidemiology Program Members

Peggy Reynolds, PhD
Sr. Research Scientist, CPIC
"Cancers and Birth Defects: Exploring the Connection in Adolescents and Young Adults"

Alice Whittemore, PhD
Professor, Epidemiology
"Development and Validation of an Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment Tool"

Weiva Sieh, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy, Epidemiology
"Feasibility of Determining Ovarian Cancer Progression By Electronic Medical Records Versus Chart Review"

Russ B. Altman, MD, PhD   Stimulus Grants
"Annotating Functional Sites in 3D Biological Structures" (supplement)
"The Pharmgkb: Catalyzing Research in Pharmacogenetics" (supplement)
"Graduate Training in Biomedical Informatics"
"Biomedical Computation Graduate Training at Stanford"

Ronald W Davis, PhD   Stimulus Grants
"A Strategy for High Quality Clinical Resequencing of the Human Genome" (Go Grant)
"Discovery of Biomarkers in Human Mitochondrial Diseases" (supplement)

Paul Fisher, MD   Stimulus Grants
" A Phase I Study of EGFRvIII Peptide Vaccination (CDX-110) after Conventional Radiation in Children with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine" (Go Grant)

Mark Hlatky, MD   Challenge Grant
"Improved Estimates of the Comparative Treatment Effects of CABG and PCI"

Douglas Owens, MD   Challenge Grant
"Comparative effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for hiv in patients with comorbidities"

Awards 2009 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Matthew Kohrman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anthropology/ Humanities and Sciences
"Could Graphic Warning Labels Reduce Cigarette Demand in China?"

James Brooks, MD   Stimulus Grants
"HudsonAlpha Human Genome Characterization Center"

Alan Garber, MD, PhD   Stimulus supplement
"Center on The Demography and Economics of Health and Aging"

Abby King, PhD   Stimulus Grants
"Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology" (Challenge)
"Physical Exercise to Prevent Disability"
"Reducing Health Disparities in African American Women: Physical Activity Adherence"

David Spiegel, MD   Stimulius Grants
"CAM Approaches to Management of Sleep and Disease Progression in Cancer"
"Resting State Functional MRI Investigation of Hypnotic Trance and Mindfulness Mediation" (Challenge Grant)

Awards 2008 Cancer Epidemiology Program Members

Theresa Helen Keegan, PhD
Research Scientist II, Northern California Cancer Center
"LEGACY (Lessons in Epidemiology and Genetics from Adult Cancer in Youth): A Pilot Study"

Allison W. Kurian, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medicine - Oncology; Health Research and Policy - Epidemiology
Co Investigator Cancer Epidemiology Program: Sylvia Plevritis
"BRCA 1/2 Mutation Carriers in Asia Versus the United States: What Determines Differences in Breast Cancer Risk?"

Weiva Sieh, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy - Epidemiology
"Evaluating SNP Effects on Somatic Gene Expression and Copy Number at
Prostate Cancer Loci"

Awards 2008 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Heather Wakelee, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine - Oncology
"Survival Following Lung Cancer among Asian and Latina Women Who Have Never Smoked: The Hidden Disparity"

Awards 2007 Cancer Epidemiology Program Members

Christina Clarke, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Surveillance Research: Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry
Consulting Assistant Professor: HRP-Epidemiology
Co Investigators Cancer Epidemiology Program: Pamela Horn-Ross, Peggy Reynolds
Co Investigators Cancer Prevention and Control Program: Abby King, Randall Stafford, and Marcia Stefanick
"Broadening The Spectrum of Cancer Risk Reduction Research In the California Teachers Cohort: A Planning Grant to Add New Intervention Trial"

Sylvia K. Plevritis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Radiology
"A Clinical Tool to Guide Cancer Risk-Reduction Decisions in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers"

Peggy Reynolds, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, CPIC
Co Investigator Cancer Epidemiology Program: Paul Fisher
"Establishment of a Population-Based Resource for the Study of Childhood Brain Tumors in California"

Awards 2007 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Abby C. King, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Research & Policy; Stanford Prevention Research Center
Co Investigators Cancer Prevention and Control Program: Ingrid Oakley-Girvan and Marcia Stefanick
"Improving Functional Status & Quality of Life of Cancer Survivors through Regular Physical Activity"

Randall S. Stafford, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center; Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices
"Is Bone Health Being Neglected among Breast Cancer Survivors?: A Web-based Pilot Study"

Awards 2006 Cancer Epidemiology Program Members

John K. Chan, MD
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology
"Population-Based Cancer Epidemiology Using the SEER-Medicare Database,clinico-pathological and outcomes data"

Ellen T. Chang, Sc.D.
Research Scientist, Northern California Cancer Center
" Determinants of Hepatitis B Awareness and Prevention in Chinese Americans "

Christina A. Clarke, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Surveillance Research, Northern California Cancer Center
"Defining Populations at Risk of Melanoma in California: Influence of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Ultraviolet Light Exposure."

Sally Glaser, Ph.D.
Director of Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry, Northern California Cancer Center
" Preparing the Stanford Hodgkin Lymphoma Patient Cohort of Novel Epidemiologic And Clinical Studies. "

Alice Whittemore, Ph.D.
Professor, Health Research and Policy
"Protein Expression of BRCA1-related and Sporadic Breast and Ovarian Cancers: Is there a BRCA1 Signature? "

Translational Medicine Developmental Cancer Research Awards

Awards 2009 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Samuel So, MD
Professor, Surgery
"A Multiplex Biomarker Panel for the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma"

Awards 2007 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Samuel So, MD
Lui Hac Minh Profesor, Surgery
"Translating proteomics into diagnostic markers for hepatocellular carcinoma."

Awards 2006 Cancer Prevention and Control Program Members

Joseph Presti Jr, MD
Associate Chair, Urology; Director, Urologic Oncology Program
"Calcitriol with or without Soy in Men on Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer."

Following is a list of some of additional currently funded cancer epidemiology grants at both Stanford and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California:

Some available grant resources can be found at the following locations:

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