GI SPORE pilot project funding opportunity; applications due Jan. 15Jan. 3, 2022, 10:30 AM
Funding is available for pilot projects conducting basic, translational or clinical research on the cause, prevention, detection, control or treatment of gastrointestinal cancers. High-risk/high-payoff pilot projects are especially encouraged. These pilot projects do not need to reach a human endpoint during the project period.
Investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University are eligible to apply.
Past projects have included:
Defining the origin of metaplasia in the stomach
Investigating RNA-based mechanisms of 5-FU cytotoxicity
Development of TN-E assay for prostaglandin measurement
Development of models to study ampullary carcinoma
Up to $50,000 will be awarded. The deadline for applications is Jan. 15. Contact Robert Coffey at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.