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Remembering Community Health in Research: Using Basic Science to Solve Complex Health Problems

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12pm to 1:30pm

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2 Part Series - must attend Part 1 to compete for funding in Part 2

Part 1,  March 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Zoom: Panel of basic & translational scientist who use collaborations with other scientific disciplines & communities to improve their science & accelerate its impact on population health.

Part 2, May 3, 2021, 3pm - 5pm: Pilot Award Pitches - One of the goals of the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) is to conduct basic science research that addresses cancers specifically impacting our local area. In order to conduct this research, strong relationships with community members and local groups need to be established. HDFCCC is offering funding (up to $15,000) for 2 pilot projects to help trainees build these types of community-focused relationships addressing a cancer-related challenge. Selected applicants will present their projec proposals at this event and be reviewed by a panel of community members and faculty. The project must demonstrate innovation, feasibility, potential impact on the community.

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