Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer Research New Funding Opportunities


Helis Medical Research Foundations Solicitation


Request for Proposals for Collaborative Research Projects with the Diana Helis Henry Medical Research Foundation (DHHMRF) and Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Research Foundation (AHMMRF)

Baylor College of Medicine is soliciting proposals to conduct collaborative, cancer-related research with the Helis Medical Research Foundations. The primary goal of this collaborative research opportunity is to foster fundamental, discovery driven biomedical research that may lead to target validation, new target identification and/or drug development.

Questions about the submission can be directed to DLDCCCgrants@bcm.edu.


Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas


Clinical Openings
Application Deadline for clinical fellows – Nov. 22, 2021
Anticipated Start Date - July 1, 2022

We are pleased to announce the availability of two clinical slots starting July 1, 2022 supported by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. These slots are not restricted to permanent U.S. residents or citizens. Underrepresented and physically challenged trainees are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to clinical fellows who are not eligible for support from other training grants and who meet the following requirements:

Please read this entire announcement carefully and follow all instructions for your application to be considered

  1. M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. clinical fellows will be selected based on their previous academic records, research experience and long term career plans in academic medicine.
  2. All trainees will have to submit a half page maximum (Arial 11 font, single space) outline of their project for review as a single pdf file. In this order: Include the title, your name and mentor, the overall objective, hypothesis, brief specific aims and significance for cancer research, as well as a copy of an updated Biosketch using the updated NIH format that includes any fellowships for which you have applied, plus the updated NIH Biosketch of your mentor, along with the mentor’s research support and list of pre, post doc and clinical trainees past and present during the last five years.

CPRIT is requesting for their program statistics that all trainees list their gender/race and ethnicity. This can be listed on your biosketch.

All trainees will be expected to submit yearly progress reports and to present either a poster or give a platform presentation at the annual Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center Symposium.

Note, the clinical fellows’ stipend will be based on the 2020 NRSA level at four years of experience. All amounts over what is awarded will be supplemented from other sources supplied by your mentor. The duration of funding will depend on research progress.

All applications should be sent as a single PDF file to adaniels@bcm.edu


NIH Grant Funding Opportunities


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American Cancer Society Research Grants


The American Cancer Society awards research grants and fellowships to promising early-career scientists with unique hypotheses for cancer prevention and study, fostering the next generation of cancer research and creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements. We also sponsor grants in support of training for health professionals seeking to develop their clinical expertise and/or their ability to conduct independent research.

ACS Funding Opportunities



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