Targeted RFA 2018

Movember Translation Acceleration Grant to Validate Predictive Markers for Treatment Response and Outcome

Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) invites applications for investigator-initiated Movember Translation Acceleration Grants (TAG).

With more treatments coming on line, there is a greater need to assess who will benefit most from each treatment. Projects funded by this TAG mechanism will validate existing putative markers or tests in patient samples, either retrospectively or within a clinical trial. Assays can be biospecimen or imaging markers or other appropriate tests including histology or bioinformatics.

This request for applications (RFA) solicits proposals from groups developing and validating methods to specifically and accurately predict treatment response and/or patient outcome using an appropriate assay. The end goal is clinical validation of the approach and more accurate and personalized selection of treatments for patients with prostate cancer.

It is expected that a multidisciplinary approach will be required and each Movember TAG application may consist of independent investigators based in multiple institutions. PCC also strongly encourages, wherever possible, that applications would access and use existing banked clinical specimens. PCC will only consider projects that are completely focused on prostate cancer.

This opportunity is awarded by Prostate Cancer Canada and proudly funded by the Movember Foundation.

Award amount: up to $1.5M over 3 years
 smaller-still-(1).jpg
Key dates:
Registration Deadline: May 15, 2018
Full Application Deadline: July 9, 2018
Funding start date: October 1, 2018

Links to:
Online application: https://pccgrants.smartsimple.ca
Program Description
Tipsheet
 

Donate Now!




Subscribe to our free monthly e-newsletter!

* indicates required

 





 
PCC Spotlight
Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation Announce $4M in Research Grants

Toronto, October 23, 2018 – Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation today announced $4 million in funding to three Canadian researchers to predict how well prostate cancer will respond to treatment, based on men’s biological markers, specifically in their tumour cells and blood – opening a path to more personalized care with fewer side effects and a better chance of survival.
More

Gay and bisexual men living with prostate cancer focus of research

Vancouver, September 25, 2018 – Research funded by Prostate Cancer Canada is preparing the way to improve quality of life for men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM)1 in the LGBTQ2+ community.
More

Prostate Cancer Canada launches first national program in radioligand therapy

Toronto, June 27, 2018 – Canadian researchers are leading the future of treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer in this country, with a new Prostate Cancer Canada grant funded by the Movember Foundation.
More


Click here for news archive