The Cancer Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio requests $35,200 in support of the Planning and Evaluation process. The Cancer Center has both an External Advisory Board (EAB) and three Internal Advisory Committees, the Executive Committee (EC) for the day to day management, the Scientific Leadership Committee (SLC) for scientific programs and shared resources development and review and the Internal Advisory Committee for more global issues related to the various Schools and the UTHSCSA in general. The Cancer Center Director and leadership interact very closely with it's EAB through many telephone conferences, sending documents for review on a regular basis by on-site visits by the Chair, Dr. John C. Ruckdeschel, members of the EAB and by an annual visit of the EAB. the EAB reviews and advices Director on all activities of the Cancer Center. Their reviews, evaluations and criticisms have led us to develop much stronger Cancer Center Funds to support the EAB are requested ($25,000). The EC and the SLC work very closely together and with the EAB for Strategic planning and evaluations of the programs and shared resources. The Cancer Center uses center-wide retreats and program retreats to further develop strong and effective programs and shared resources and for future recruitment strategies. We request $10,000 to help with the Cancer Center and program retreats.

Public Health Relevance

The CTRC is in a historic period of transition and re-growth after a period of turnnoil and attrition of key personnel. Planning and evaluation funds are critical to maintain our ability to bring in our EAB, and to compensate them for the visits and for grant reviews. Funds for retreats and other meetings of programs are also to maintain the momentum generated by the merger and by the new leadership. These funds help rebuild and further strengthen programs through appropriate planning and evaluation during a transition period.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30CA054174-17
Application #
7944703
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
2009-08-03
Project End
2012-07-31
Budget Start
2009-08-03
Budget End
2010-07-31
Support Year
17
Fiscal Year
2009
Total Cost
$22,308
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Department
Type
DUNS #
800772162
City
San Antonio
State
TX
Country
United States
Zip Code
78229
Donegan, Jennifer J; Boley, Angela M; Lodge, Daniel J (2018) Embryonic stem cell transplants as a therapeutic strategy in a rodent model of autism. Neuropsychopharmacology 43:1789-1798
Segovia, Jesus A; Chang, Te-Hung; Winter, Vicki T et al. (2018) NLRP3 Is a Critical Regulator of Inflammation and Innate Immune Cell Response during Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection. Infect Immun 86:
Cepeda, Sergio; Cantu, Carolina; Orozco, Stephanie et al. (2018) Age-Associated Decline in Thymic B Cell Expression of Aire and Aire-Dependent Self-Antigens. Cell Rep 22:1276-1287
Vaidya, Anand; Flores, Shahida K; Cheng, Zi-Ming et al. (2018) EPAS1 Mutations and Paragangliomas in Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease. N Engl J Med 378:1259-1261
Ramasamy, Kumaraguruparan; Balasubramanian, Sowmya; Manickam, Krishnan et al. (2018) Mycoplasma pneumoniae Community-Acquired Respiratory Distress Syndrome Toxin Uses a Novel KELED Sequence for Retrograde Transport and Subsequent Cytotoxicity. MBio 9:
Snead, Wilton T; Zeno, Wade F; Kago, Grace et al. (2018) BAR scaffolds drive membrane fission by crowding disordered domains. J Cell Biol :
Cui, Xiaodong; Zhang, Lin; Meng, Jia et al. (2018) MeTDiff: A Novel Differential RNA Methylation Analysis for MeRIP-Seq Data. IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform 15:526-534
Hermann, Brian P; Cheng, Keren; Singh, Anukriti et al. (2018) The Mammalian Spermatogenesis Single-Cell Transcriptome, from Spermatogonial Stem Cells to Spermatids. Cell Rep 25:1650-1667.e8
Chalela, Patricia; Muñoz, Edgar; Gallion, Kipling J et al. (2018) Empowering Latina breast cancer patients to make informed decisions about clinical trials: a pilot study. Transl Behav Med 8:439-449
Chalela, P; Munoz, E; Inupakutika, D et al. (2018) Improving adherence to endocrine hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials Commun 12:109-115

Showing the most recent 10 out of 989 publications