The investigators assembled in the DF/HCC Myeloma SPORE have a substantial long-term record in mentorship and development of junior faculty working in translational myeloma research. The goal of the Career Development Program of our Myeloma SPORE is to build upon this record and establish a formal process for the identification, selection, funding, and mentoring of individuals pursuing careers in the study of the basic and clinical aspects of myeloma. These awards will facilitate the development of physicians, physician scientists, clinical investigators, and scientists in training within the Myeloma SPORE Program towards faculty status. Thus, candidates will be junior faculty or fellows and postdoctoral fellows within the various training programs across DF/HCC and participating institution. Our Career Development Program has been extremely successful in the previous funding period, with three investigators now having independent funding and eight have attained independent faculty positions and promotions as a direct result of this Program. It is our goal to continue to attract, mentor, and assure the success of several candidates within the timeframe of this SPORE. Success will be defined as the development of physician/scientists in training towards careers as independent investigators.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
2P50CA100707-11A1
Application #
8607278
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-0 (O1))
Project Start
2003-09-01
Project End
2018-08-31
Budget Start
2013-09-18
Budget End
2014-08-31
Support Year
11
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$150,072
Indirect Cost
$58,444
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02215
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