The Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium has awarded six pilot grants for 2013. The Consortium presents Cancer Center Support Grant pilot awards every year to fund new research directions and collaborations among its members.
In a very competitive process, and after careful consideration, a committee selected the winners from 51 submissions.
Each grant is for $66,600, plus facilities and administrative costs. The 2013 grants will support a diverse range of inquiries from the following investigators:
In an era of tight National Institutes of Health funding, CCSG pilot grants are a particularly important mechanism supporting investigators as they gather critical data to substantiate a future NIH grant.
The next CCSG pilot competition will take place in early 2014. For more information, contact Dr. Marion Dorer, Consortium administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 667-3001.