The purpose of Early Phase Clinical Research Support (EPCRS) is to provide funding to support short-term, pilot, and phase I clinical research studies which originate from Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) scientific investigators. The primary function of this resource is to encourage the development of novel prevention, diagnostic, detection, and treatment strategies. Therefore, support of promising ideas which can lead to more definitive trials and funded grants will continue to be supported. Dr. Steven Alberts provides overall direction and oversight of the EPCRS;Dr. Jann Sarkaria is the chair of the Early Phase Clinical Research Committee. All proposed studies requesting EPCRS support are assessed to ensure eligibility criteria as defined by the CCSG guidelines. In addition to individual scientific merit, proposed studies are assessed for potential future intersections with existing and developing MCCC programs, as well as potential for extramural funding. EPCRS support includes study coordination and Investigational New Drug (IND) management. Study coordination includes participant trial management support to identify, recruit, and enter participants onto study as well as data editing and tracking. IND application support includes regulatory assistance and management for all IND applications and progress reports for EPCRS approved studies.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30CA015083-40
Application #
8682950
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
1997-04-25
Project End
2019-02-28
Budget Start
2014-07-11
Budget End
2015-02-28
Support Year
40
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$199,078
Indirect Cost
$73,979
Name
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Department
Type
DUNS #
006471700
City
Rochester
State
MN
Country
United States
Zip Code
55905
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