The Hollings Cancer Center (HCC) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) requests $175,000 in developmental funds, 17.5% of the overall direct Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) request, that will be used specifically to: Provide three to five pilot research funding grants to HCC members, a total of $120,000 per year, to promote translational research in high priority areas as articulated by the HCC Senior Leadership ? Recruit one new faculty scientist with an emphasis on translational immunotherapy in Years 1-3 ($55,000 each year) and a second recruit, a drug discovery scientist, in Years 4-5 ($55,000 each year)

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The Hollings Cancer Center requests Developmental Funds from the Cancer Center Support Grant to fund pilot research projects and to recruit new faculty to MUSC;both endeavors will support the important goal of translational or bench to bedside research

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