Current Funding Opportunities in Cancer Research

For assistance with funding, contact:
Paige Isom, Research Adminstrator,
Funding and Awards
Phone: 314-454-8981


Siteman Cancer Center — Internal

Barnes-Jewish Foundation

SITEMAN CANCER CENTER NEWS – Funding Opportunities in
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Deadline Funding Opportunity Sponsor Amount  Description
Nov 15,
Competition: Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
over 3 years
WU candidates move forward. This award is intended to provide outstanding
young physicians with the resources and training structure essential to
becoming independent clinical investigators. Funds are intended to be
flexibile and can be used for a variety of scientific needs, i.e. salaries
for professional and technical personnel, special equipment, supplies, and
other miscellaneous items required to conduct the proposed research. 
By 3:00 pm EST, on      Dec 1, 2016 Kimmel Scholars Sidney
Kimmel Foundation
$200,000 The
foundation is accepting applications for its 2017 class of Kimmel Scholars.
The Kimmel Scholars Program is designed to bridge the funding gap for gifted
young cancer researchers at the very outset of their careers.
Jan 15, 2017 Yamagiwa-Yoshida
Memorial International Study Grants (Fellowship)
for International Cancer Control (UICC)
$10,000 The
YY grant seeks to advance cancer research through international
collaboration. The purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country
to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary
materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or
special techniques. 
Feb 5, 2017 Obesity
Policy Evaluation Research (R01)
budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed
FOA encourages applications that propose to evaluate policies or large scale
programs that are expected to influence obesity related behaviors (e.g.,
dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behavior) and/or weight
outcomes have the potential to prevent or reduce rates of obesity.
Feb 16, 2017 Examination
of Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact (R21)
NIH/NCI $275,000
direct cost for 2 years
FOA is designed to stimulate developmental research evaluating the effect of
care planning on self-management of late effects of cancer therapy; adherence
to medications, cancer screening, and health behavior guidelines; utilization
of follow-up care; survivors’ health and psychosocial outcomes. How
organizational-level factors influence the implementation of care planning
and its associated costs is also of interest. 
Feb 28, 2017 NCI Small
Grants Program for Cancer Research (R03)
NIH/NCI $50,000
per year for 2 years
funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports small research projects on
cancer that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited
resources, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of
existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of
research methodology; etc.