The CAP Foundation Announces Four New Grant Opportunities for the Fall

| August 7, 2008

The deadline for all grant applications is October 1, 2008. Applications and additional details will become available in mid-August  on the CAP website.

HologicNEW – Scholars Research Cervical Cancer Fellowship
Sponsored byHologic Inc.
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  $25,000

Purpose:  To allow a principal investigator to address a research question that focuses on the current FDA approved screening of women from age 30+ (HPV in conjunction with a PAP test.)

Genomic HealthNEW – Advanced Training Elective in Molecular Diagnostics for Individualized Cancer Treatment Decisions
Sponsored byGenomic Health
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To provide additional exposure to advanced molecular diagnostics techniques and quantitative testing (e.g., PCR, ER, PR, Her2). The elective will take place in a state-of-the-art laboratory located in Redwood City, California. Recipient will work under the direction of Dr. Frederick Baehner, Director of Immunohistochemistry Cancer Center Core Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco and pathologist at Genomic Health.

Ventana Medical SystemsNEW – Advanced Training Elective in Translational Diagnostics
Sponsored byVentana Medical Systems
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses

Purpose:  To gain additional exposure to novel antibody and probe development, new machines, technology, partnerships for developing companion diagnostics and related areas. Residents will work under the direction of Dr. Eric Walk, Medical Director of Ventana Medical Systems, Tucson, Arizona.

Sakura Finetek USA, Inc.NEW – Advanced Training Elective in Molecular Pathology
Sponsored bySakura Finetek USA, Inc.
Deadline:  October 1, 2008

Award Amount:  Allowance provided for travel and living expenses.

Purpose:  To provide a rotation aimed at pathology residents and fellows in training who are interested in learning cutting-edge technology used at high throughput surgical pathology departments. The elective will take place at University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, and Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Two additional locations will be announced at a later date.


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