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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 V Foundation Robin Roberts Cancer ‘Thrivership’ Research Grant

Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may select one nominee for the V Foundation 2020 Robin Roberts Cancer “Thrivership” Research Grant. The V Foundation has established this initiative, in honor of Robin Roberts, to fund research related to cancer survivorship and reduction of long-term complications of cancer treatment.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2020 V Foundation Translational Research Awards-Adult Cancer Research

Feb. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Foundation 2020 Translational Cancer Research Grant Program. The Translational Research Award is a $600,000 grant awarded in three annual installments of $200,000.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: V Foundation 2020 V Clinical Scholar Program

Feb. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the new V Clinical Scholar Program from the V Foundation. To accelerate cancer treatment and cures, the V Foundation proposes to develop the careers of clinicians who will become leaders in developing programs of cancer clinical trials that are sequential and based on hypothesis-driven research.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: V Foundation 2020 V Scholar Award in Adult Cancer Research

Feb. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose up to two nominees for the V Foundation V Scholar Award program, which is open to research in all adult cancer types. The foundation especially encourages applications from minority ethnic groups underrepresented in science.

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Potential probe for early ovarian cancer

Jun. 20, 2019—Larry Marnett and colleagues have developed what may become the first agent for targeted PET imaging of cancer tissues, such as ovarian cancer, that express high levels of the COX-1 enzyme.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: V Foundation

Mar. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Foundation 2019 Translational Cancer Research Grant Program. The Translational Research award is a $600,000 grant awarded in three annual installments of $200,000. Indirect costs up to a maximum of 10 percent are permitted (total costs, including indirects, must not exceed $600,000.)

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Limited Submission Opportunity: V Foundation V Scholar Awards

Feb. 13, 2019—The V Foundation aims to “achieve victory over cancer” in part by funding cancer research grants. The V Scholar Award supports early tenure-track faculty by funding a range of projects from laboratory based fundamental research through bench to bedside research.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2018 V Foundation Robin Roberts Cancer Survivorship Research Grant

Jul. 18, 2018—The V Foundation has established a new initiative in honor of Robin Roberts, which will fund research related to cancer survivorship and reduction of long-term complications of cancer treatment.

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Vanderbilt-wide LSO: 2018 V Foundation V Scholar Awards – all cancer research

Feb. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Foundation V Scholar Award program, which is open to research in all cancer types. The V Foundation aims to “achieve victory over cancer” in part by funding cancer research grants.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2018 V Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Awards

Feb. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) has been invited to participate in the V Foundation 2018 Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Program. Vanderbilt may choose one nominee for the program. The single nominee may apply in either the V Scholar or the Translational program type for support.

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VICC limited submission opportunity: V Foundation Immunology or Immunotherapy Award

May. 8, 2017—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has been invited to participate in The V Foundation 2017 Pediatric Cancer Research–Immunology or Immunotherapy Award.

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V Foundation grants bolster cancer initiatives

Nov. 17, 2016—Two Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators have earned grant awards from The V Foundation for Cancer Research, continuing the foundation’s support for innovative cancer research initiatives at VICC.

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