• Professor Emeritus Toriola Feisitan Solanke Guest Lecture on Cancer – 2021 edition

    31 August 2021

    The Nigerian National System of Cancer Registries (NSCR) is pleased to announce the 2021 edition of the “Professor Emeritus Toriola Feisitan Solanke Guest Lecture on Cancer” which is designed to honour the tremendous contributions and personal sacrifice of Professor Emeritus T. F. Solanke of the University of Ibadan and the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria to cancer registration and cancer research in Nigeria.

    This edition is unique as it marks the 20th memorial anniversary of Prof Emeritus Toriola Solanke. It will be held virtually on the 21st of September 2021 at 2:00 pm Nigeria Time or 9:00 am EST.

    The theme of the lecture is “Global Population Oncology: Lessons Learnt & Ways Forward” and the guest lecturer is Dr Richard R. Love MD from the University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    Attendance is free and but early registration is required for timely issuance of the certificate of attendance. To register, visit: https://bit.ly/3jNvVm3

    See the flyer below for details.

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  • ASCO Funding and Training Opportunities

    29 July 2021

    Equitable Care of Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer
    Application Deadline: August 4, 2021
    Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, and Pfizer Global Medical Grants are collaborating to offer a research grant funding opportunity to promote the advancement of scientific knowledge concerning equitable care of patients with metastatic breast cancer. Apply

    The International Innovation Grant (IIG)
    Application Deadline: August 31, 2021
    The IIG provides research funding in support of novel and innovative projects that can have a significant impact on cancer control in low- and middle-income countries. Apply

    The Career Development Award (CDA)
    Application Deadline: September 23, 2021
    The CDA provides research funding to clinical investigators who have received their initial faculty appointment as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. Apply

    The Young Investigator Award (YIA)
    Application Deadline: September 23, 2021
    The YIA provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. Apply

    The Global Oncology Young Investigator Award (GO YIA)
    Application Deadline: September 23, 2021
    The GO YIA provides research funding to early-career investigators to encourage and promote quality research in global oncology and to develop the next generation of researchers to address global health needs. Apply

    The Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe)
    Application Deadline: January 13, 2022
    The LIFe provides early-career oncologists in low- to middle-income countries the support and resources needed to advance their training by deepening their relationship with a mentor at a host institution in the United States, Canada, or Europe. Apply

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  • How I Became a Surgeon, Clinical Researcher, and Director of Global Health Cancer Research – Prof. Adebamowo

    31 May 2021

    Prof. Clement A. Adebamowo, BM, ChB Hons, ScD, FWACS, FACS, FASCO, FSSO, has a career that spans two continents. He is a tenured Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, a member of the Institute of Human Virology, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, Program in Oncology, and Center for Research in Aging, associate director of Population Science, and director of Global Health Cancer Research at the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine—roles he has held since 2009. (more…)

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  • PrecisionOncology: Opportunity for promising young researchers

    24 May 2021

    Keystone Symposia is looking to expand the reach and diversity of the upcoming critical conference, Precision Oncology: Translating Discovery to the Clinic! and is on the lookout for promising early-career candidates to attend on scholarship.

    The conference is scheduled to hold on the eSymposia’s unique interactive platform which features live networking events, career roundtables, meet-the-editor panels, 1:1 appointments with field leaders and interfaces to enable collaboration and mentorship opportunities virtually!

    The details of the meeting are below: (more…)

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  • CBR Announces A New Course – Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction

    7 April 2021
    The Center for Bioethics and Research has announced yet another new course “Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction” in partnership with Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Observational studies are important and exceedingly useful in the biomedical and social sciences, as well as other fields such as education. This concise course covers the essentials of observational research protocol design and development. (more…)
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  • NSCR, FMOH unveils Cancer in Nigeria, Volume II (2009 – 2016)

    15 March 2021

    The Nigerian National System of Cancer Registries (NSCR) in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) has unveiled the second edition of the reference text Cancer in Nigeria, which data from 2009 to 2016. (more…)

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  • Presentation of H3Africa ACCME Genome-Wide Analysis Study results at NCI

    8 March 2021

    Dr. Clement Adebamowo will  be presenting on “Genome-Wide Analysis Study of Persistent high-risk HPV infection: Results from an H3Africa Collaborative Center”.

    Date: June 8, 2021
    Time: 3-4pm ET

    Register for the webinar here  >  https://bit.ly/3qompqP


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  • Prof. Adebamowo teams up with other researchers on COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Study

    3 February 2021

    Clement A. Adebamowo, BM, ChB, ScD, FWACS, FACS, professor of epidemiology and public health at the Institute of Human Virology at University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Xiaoli Nan, PhD, MA, a professor of communication science and co-director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communication at University of Maryland, College Park.

    When faculty members from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) wanted to assemble an interdisciplinary team of researchers to find out what influences the African American community when it comes to vaccine hesitancy, there was no trepidation in wondering if the colleagues would receive support.

    Many of us on both campuses who have interacted see us as belonging to one institution,” said Clement A. Adebamowo, BM, ChB, ScD, FWACS, FACS, professor of epidemiology and public health at the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and associate director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center’s (UMGCCC) Population Science Program. (more…)

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  • 2021 Multilevel Intervention Training Institute (MLTI) Applications Now Being Accepted – Due 12/31/20

    23 December 2020

    Application Period Open Through December 31, 2020

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce a training program to provide participants with critical skills in designing, conducting, evaluating, and reporting multilevel intervention research within cancer care delivery.

    The Multilevel Intervention Training Institute (MLTI) is intended to build capacity and skills for researchers in the field of cancer care to further multilevel intervention research (e.g., delivering seminars, forming new collaborations, mentoring, and submitting grant proposals responsive to NCI funding announcements).  (more…)

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  • Microbiome Joint eSymposia Scholarships & Abstract Opportunities

    4 December 2020

    The first set of Microbiome Joint eSymposia Scholarships & Abstract Opportunities is coming up and Scholarship and Abstract opportunities are already coming up for applications.

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