The overall goal of this collaboration between New Mexico State University (NMSU), a minority-serving institution, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), a comprehensive cancer center, is to expand the current regional cancer program at NMSU and to increase knowledge and attention to cancer related health disparities at FHCRC and NMSU.
Three specific aims will help us achieve our overall goal: 1.To conduct a diverse portfolio of cancer research projects. We will use the same structured development and rigorous review process to select new projects during the five-year award. 2. To maintain, strengthen, and evaluate our effective training programs for current and future underserved scientists. A new core will integrate all training components. 3. To implement cancer-related public health interventions in underserved communities. As part of this aim, we will conduct research and disseminate evidence-based practices. This proposal begins with a section elucidating the overall objectives and partnership integration of the proposal. We discuss our goals and objectives, our planning, and especially our progress in the current U54. This is followed by an Administrative Core (Core B) that describes the leadership of the two institutions and the mechanism for ensuring junior faculty have sufficient mentorship to move to senior positions. Our Planning and Evaluation Core (Core C) outlines the rigorous procedures we have in place for evaluating current and future projects. The Development Core (Core D) includes two pilot projects and two full projects. Our new Integrated Training and Evaluation Core (Core E) seeks to provide numerous opportunities for ongoing training and meticulous evaluation of those training activities. The Outreach Core (Core F) focuses on training medical residents and health care providers, an academic-community partnership, and outreach through Community Health Educators who will collaborate with the County Extension Service to provide evidence-based interventions to community members. A logic model indicates how the pieces come together to have significant impact on both cancer research and cancer disparities.
|O'Keefe, David D; Thomas, Sean; Edgar, Bruce A et al. (2014) Temporal regulation of Dpp signaling output in the Drosophila wing. Dev Dyn 243:818-32|
|Song, Mingzhou; Zhang, Yang; Katzaroff, Alexia J et al. (2014) Hunting complex differential gene interaction patterns across molecular contexts. Nucleic Acids Res 42:e57|
|Thompson, Beti; Vilchis, Hugo; Moran, Crystal et al. (2014) Increasing cervical cancer screening in the United States-Mexico border region. J Rural Health 30:196-205|
|Sands, Bryan; Jenkins, Patrick; Peria, William J et al. (2014) Measuring and sorting cell populations expressing isospectral fluorescent proteins with different fluorescence lifetimes. PLoS One 9:e109940|
|Thompson, Beti; O'Connell, Mary; Loest, Helena et al. (2013) Understanding and reducing obstacles in a collaboration between a minority institution and a cancer center. J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:1648-56|
|Coronado, Gloria D; Ondelacy, Stephanie; Schwarz, Yvonne et al. (2012) Recruiting underrepresented groups into the Carbohydrates and Related Biomarkers (CARB) cancer prevention feeding study. Contemp Clin Trials 33:641-6|
|O'Keefe, David D; Edgar, Bruce A; Saucedo, Leslie J (2011) EndoGI modulates Notch signaling and axon guidance in Drosophila. Mech Dev 128:59-70|
|Coronado, Gloria D; O'Connell, Mary A; Anderson, Jennifer et al. (2010) Undergraduate cancer training program for underrepresented students: findings from a minority institution/cancer center partnership. J Cancer Educ 25:32-5|
|Metzger, Michael J; Holguin, Christiana J; Mendoza, Ramon et al. (2010) The prostate cancer-associated human retrovirus XMRV lacks direct transforming activity but can induce low rates of transformation in cultured cells. J Virol 84:1874-80|
|Thompson, Beti; Ondelacy, Stephanie; Godina, Ruby et al. (2010) A small grants program to involve communities in research. J Community Health 35:294-301|
Showing the most recent 10 out of 11 publications