Navigation Links
5 awarded ASTRO research grants
Date:7/14/2010

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected five physicians as recipients of two grants funded by the Radiation Oncology Institute the Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award and the Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant Award. Winners were selected by ASTRO's Research Evaluation Committee.

The Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award is awarded to stimulate interest in radiation research early in academic career development by giving junior physician faculty the opportunity to focus on research in radiation oncology, biology, physics or outcomes/health services research. It is presented each year to a board-eligible physician or physicist in radiation oncology or a radiobiologist who is within the first three years of his or her junior faculty appointment. This is a two-year award in the amount of $100,000 per year. This year's recipients are Andrew Elia, M.D., Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Steven Lin, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

The Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant Award is given to support residents or fellows who are planning a career focusing primarily on basic science or clinical research. The grants are awarded each year for a one-year project and are in amounts of up to $25,000 each. This year's recipients are Eileen Connolly, M.D., Ph.D., of the New York University Langone Medical Center in New York, Heath Skinner, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Meng Welliver, M.D., Ph.D., of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

"Past recipients of these awards have gone on to make great contributions to the specialty of radiation oncology and to ASTRO," Tim R. Williams, M.D., chairman of the ASTRO Board of Directors and a radiation oncologist at Boca Raton Community Hospital, said. "It's important to encourage young researchers early in their careers, and ASTRO has a proud record of doing that. Congratulations to this year's awardees."


'/>"/>

Contact: Beth Bukata
bethb@astro.org
703-839-7332
American Society for Radiation Oncology
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. San Diego Unified School District Awarded Silent Hero Grant From got breakfast?(R) Foundation
2. $250,000 grant awarded for groundbreaking ligament and tendon repair research
3. $250,000 Grant Awarded for Groundbreaking Ligament and Tendon Repair Research
4. $300,000 CIHR grant awarded to Medicago, the Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University
5. Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) Awarded Two Antibiotics Certificates For Chile
6. MEDNET and Hielix Awarded the State of North Dakota Contract for Statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) Strategic and Operational Plans
7. Centenes Arizona Behavioral Health Unit Awarded Expanded Contract
8. Bloomberg School of Public Health awarded $15 million for laboratory renovation and modernization
9. New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) at NYIT Awarded $1 Million Federal Grant
10. Kineta Awarded NIH Grant to Complete Preclinical Studies on Type 1 Diabetes / Multiple Sclerosis Drug Candidate
11. Canadian research team awarded international grant for work on Indigenous peoples health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... certification process to promote standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, ... March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with ... for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which ... evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , ... and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of ... collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed event ... wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, November ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids ... Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, ... run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 The Rebound mobile app is poised to ... the tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users ... and stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner ... 2017; the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans Bioscience and ... use of wearable and home sensors for real-time monitoring ... Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health ... an affordable analytical system to record and integrate behavioral, ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... health and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is ... your local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in ... The nine-time ... month. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: