James P. Wilmot Cancer Center Breast Cancer Research Grant

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The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center is soliciting applications for a grant focusing on breast cancer research. The award is designated to support one innovative research project in the area of basic, translational, behavioral, or epidemiological breast cancer research, which can compete for federal funding.

The award will be based on scientific merit and innovation. Up to $25,000 of funding may be requested for one year.


This is a stream-lined process. Proposals should use Arial font, size 11; one-inch margins; and single-spaced type.

Proposals should consist of:

  • Proposed research: a three-page maximum (abstract, hypothesis, specific aims, background and significance, and plan of research);
  • Lay abstract;
  • Biosketch in NIH format; and
  • Other support.

The proposal does not bee to be routed internally.

Submission Timeline

Applications are due September 15, 2012. The anticipated start date for funding is November 1, 2012. Applications should be submitted electronically to Brian Martin, Associate Director for Administration, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center (Brian_Martin@URMC.Rochester.edu).


For questions, please contact Brian Martin at Brian_Martin@URMC.Rochester.edu or 275-0784.


NIH Funding Acknowledgement ** Important ** All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSI grant by including the NIH FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.