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Newsletter No. 58 -- October 2002

ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE IMAGING RESEARCH COMMUNITY:

CIP Web Site: http://www.cancer.gov/bip

Meeting Announcements:

  1. SCAW ADVANCED IACUC WORKSHOP IN CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 2002 (NOT-OD-02-067)
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-02-067.html
  2. ACRIN Semi-Annual Meeting,
    October 18-20, 2002 -
    Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, Arlington, VA (open to all)
    URL: http://www.acrin.org/meetings/meetings.html
  3. ISMRM Workshop on In Vivo Functional and Molecular Assessment of Cancer,
    19 - 21 October 2002,
    Chaminade at Santa Cruz, California.
    URL: http://www.ismrm.org/workshops/cancer/index.htm
  4. The Academy of Molecular Imaging 2002 Annual Conference,
    October 23-27, 2002 at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina, San Diego, California.
    URL: http://www.ami-imaging.org
  5. OLAW SPONSORED ARENA IACUC 101 PROGRAM OFFERED IN NOVEMBER (NOT-OD-02-071),
    Atlanta, Georgia on November 22, 2002
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/Emory.pdf
  6. Radiological Society of North America,
    Chicago, IL,
    November 30 - December 6, 2002
    URL: http://www.rsna.org
  7. Biomedical Imaging Research Opportunities Workshop,
    January 31 - February 1, 2003,
    Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, MD;
    Sponsored by: AAPM, ARR, BMES, and RSNA
    URL: http://www.birow.org

NIH

  1. ADDENDUM - IN VIVO CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR IMAGING CENTERS (ICMICs) (NOT-CA-02-025)
    Re Funds Available.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-02-025.html
  2. IN VIVO CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR IMAGING CENTERS (ICMICs) (NCI) (RFA: CA-03-015)
    LETTER OF INTENT RECEIPT DATE: October 21, 2002;
    APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE: November 25, 2002
    This RFA is a reissue of RFA-CA-01-014, which was published in the NIH Guide on August 7, 2000. The Cancer Imaging Program, Division of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites applications for P50 Research Center Grants for the establishment of In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging Centers (ICMICs).
    URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-03-015.html
  3. INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL RECEIPT DATE FOR PAR-01-101: DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES and PAR-01-102: DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR IN VIVO IMAGING (NOT-CA-02-031)
    APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE: November 19, 2002.
    The National Cancer Institute gives notice of inclusion of an additional receipt date for applications submitted in response to PAR-01-101: DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES (Phased Innovation Award) and PAR-01-102: DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR IN VIVO IMAGING (SBIR/STTR). These Program Announcements appeared in the May 29, 2001 issue of the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. . The applications will be reviewed by the Center for Scientific Review. All other Aspects of these Program announcements remain the same. The following URLs provide details on these Program Announcements:
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-01-101.html
    http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-01-102.html
    URL: http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-02-031.html
  4. NETWORK FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH: OPTICAL IMAGING (NCI) (CA-03-002)
    Letter of Intent Date: Dec 17, 2002
    Application Receipt Date: January 21, 2003
    RFA Announcement from the NCI Biomedical Imaging Program: The public purpose of this RFA is to provide assistance and support to the extramural research community to establish Specialized Research Resource Centers, each of which will participate as a member of a network of inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional research teams for the purpose of supporting translational research in optical imaging and/or spectroscopy in vivo. The research scope includes feasibility studies for the detection of pre-cancerous lesions, cancer detection and diagnosis, and measurement or prediction of response to therapy.
    URL: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-03-002.html
  5. INCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL RECEIPT DATES FOR EXPLORATORY/DEVELOPMENTAL GRANTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC CANCER IMAGING (PA-01-030) (NCI) (NOT-CA-02-023)
    The National Cancer Institute wishes to give a notice of inclusion of additional receipt dates for applications submitted in response to PA-01-030: EXPLORATORY/DEVELOPMENTAL GRANTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC CANCER IMAGING. This PA appeared in the December 8, 2000 issue of the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. For this PA, applications will also be received on February 1, 2003, and June 1, 2003.
    URLs: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-030.html and
    http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-02-023.html
  6. MOUSE MODELS OF HUMAN CANCERS CONSORTIUM (RFA-CA-04-002)
    LETTER OF INTENT RECEIPT DATE: February 19, 2003;
    APPLICATION RECEIPT DATE: March 19, 2003
    The NCI invites new and competing renewal cooperative agreement (U01) and NIH intramural applications from groups of investigators to continue the Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium (MMHCC).
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-04-002.html
  7. QUICK-TRIALS FOR NOVEL CANCER THERAPIES (PAR-03-005)
    APPLICATION RECEIPT DATES: December 9, 2002, April 9, 2002, August 11, 2003, December 9, 2003, April 9, 2004, August 9, 2004
    This PA is intended to continue providing investigators with rapid access to support for pilot, Phase I, and Phase II cancer clinical trials as well as patient monitoring and laboratory studies. The focus of this QUICK-TRIAL PA is on translational research in new agent development to ensure the timely exploitation of new cancer therapeutic approaches including the development of new cancer prevention agents.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-03-005.html
  8. NHLBI CAREER TRANSITION AWARD (K22) (PAR-02-154)
    The overall goals of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Career Transition Award (K22) program are to enable outstanding individuals to obtain a research training experience in the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research and to facilitate their successful transition to an extramural environment as independent researchers. The award will provide up to three years of support for research training in an NHLBI intramural laboratory followed by two years of support for an independent research project in an extramural institution.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-02-154.html

Other Government Agencies

  1. Grant Proposal Guide, NSF 03-2,
    Effective October 1, 2002 [nsf032]
    This is a revision to the NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) (NSF 03-2) that is effective for proposals submitted on or after October 1, 2002
    URL: http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf032

Other Agencies

  1. The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology is proud to announce the availability of a Research Grant for Young Investigators. Sponsored by an unrestricted grant from Bracco Diagnostics, Inc., a $25,000 award is offered for research on Cardiac PET. The application deadline for the 2003-2004 award is December 1, 2002.
    URL: http://www.asnc.org/resources/awards.htm
  2. ACRIN FELLOWSHIP IN CLINICAL TRIALS OF MEDICAL IMAGING
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2003
    The American College of Radiology Imaging Network, a National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Cooperative Group, is sponsoring a fellowship in clinical trials. This fellowship will be awarded to up to four individuals annually - three fellowships of any subspecialty of medical imaging (funded by NCI) and one fellowship in breast imaging (funded by the Avon Foundation). All radiology trainees and radiologists, regardless of age, practice setting or country of origin, are eligible to
    URL: http://www.acr.org/dyna/?doc=departments/residents/acrin_fellowship.html

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