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Shaping the Future: Wilmot Equips the Next Generation of Oncologists and Scientists

Shaping the Future: Wilmot Equips the Next Generation of Oncologists and Scientists

As part of an academic medical center, Wilmot Cancer Institute has a responsibility to develop the next generation of physicians and researchers and to help shape the ever-evolving landscape of science and medicine. 

Does Chemo Brain Go Away? Wilmot Scientists Investigate

Does Chemo Brain Go Away? Wilmot Scientists Investigate

Wilmot Cancer Institute scientists have already discovered that “chemo brain” is a substantial problem that can linger for six months after chemotherapy ends. A new, $3 million grant ensures the research will continue — with the next questions focusing on whether the cognitive decline can continue for up to 10 years and how best to treat it.

Return on Investment: Wilmot’s Seed Grants Program Supports Promising Research Projects

Return on Investment: Wilmot’s Seed Grants Program Supports Promising Research Projects

Seed grants, also known as pilot grants, are akin to start-up funding in the business world. These grants are competitive, and applications are carefully reviewed by a select committee of Wilmot faculty. Seed grants allow researchers to build a case for further investment in their work by such major funders as the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health.