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Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:36

Many congratulations to Mohamed Jalloh for his new appointment as Assistant Professor in Urology at University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar!

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 14:44

The AACR Workshop on Integrative Molecular Epidemiology: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine is a five-day workshop designed by the Course Directors and top faculty to accelerate the training of the next generation of cancer researchers in the integration of biology and epidemiology. The AACR is pleased to offer it again this year and are reaching out to you the Lead of MADCaP. 

If you know of members of this or other consortia you work with who would benefit from this workshop, we would like to extend a special invitation for them to apply by April 13 and ask that you please forward this invitation.

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 08:41

This funding announcement is an initiative of the African Academy of Sciences around research management and available to research managers and administrators at universities and/or research institutions in Africa.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 16:45

The AACR is pleased to offer the Global Scholar-in-Training Awards (GSITA) to eligible early-career investigators in designated developing countries, who wish to participate in the AACR Annual Meeting. These awards are intended to enhance the education, training, and professional network of scientists from these countries engaged in basic, clinical, translational, or epidemiological cancer research. The application deadline is December 9.

Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:45

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA -A new large population-based study from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health shows that novel oral androgen signaling inhibitor therapies are associated with an increased risk of death in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions. The research was published in the journal European Urology.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 07:42

This 1.5 day Research Training Session will include the following:

(1) Presentation on the MADCaP consortium

(2) Train on proper patient communication and administration/logistics

(3) Train on laboratory practices/technical skills

blood draw à sample processing à DNA extraction à protocol to ship to South Africa

Audience: pathologist, pain specialist, clinician, urologist, nurses, geneticists, epidemiologists, and administrative coordinators


Training Leaders

Dr. Timothy Rebbeck, Ph.D., Vincent L. Gregory, Jr. Professor of Cancer Prevention at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Expertise in prostate cancer epidemiology and prevention.

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 15:29

MADCaP was recently awarded a cancer research training travel award through CRDF Global, utilizing funds provided by NCI’s Center for Global Health.  This grant proposal was prepared by Elima Jedy-Agba (Institute of Human Virology, Abuja, Nigeria) in collaboration with Caroline Andrews & Tim Rebbeck (DFCI, Boston, USA) and Emeka Odiaka (UCH, Ibadan, Nigeria) and will enable up to 20 MADCaP network participants to attend a training course on Project Management for Cancer Research in Nigeria.  The workshop will take place from March 9-12th 2020.  Please review the information in the attached, linked application, and forward to your colleagues who may benefit from participating in this exciting opportunity.CRTTA Project Manager Course Application Package

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 15:23

Please see this call below.  More information can also be found on the Fogarty website, including list of current fellows and hosts.  

Keep up with the latest global health research funding opportunities and news from NIH. Subscribe to Fogarty’s weekly global health funding e-newsletter.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 17:59

Nana Yaa Frempomaa Snyper, who is currently studying for a PhD in Biomedical Science at the university, has been awarded the £3450 grant for the project by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

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Friday, August 23, 2019 - 13:48

2020 NCI’s Cancer Research Training Travel Awards for LMIC Investigators

Deadline: October 19, 2019 (23:59) U.S. Eastern Standard Time (EST)


We have an exciting opportunity to share with you!

CRDF Global is accepting Proposals from institutions/organizations for the 2020 Cancer Research Training Travel Awards for Low- and middle-income Country (LMIC) Investigators. The purpose of these awards are to to facilitate and increase participation in cancer research training opportunities for LMIC investigators/trainees who seek to conduct high-quality and context–appropriate research in their home institutions. Funding for this initiative is provided by CRDF Global, utilizing funds provided by NCI’s Center for Global Health.