Call for Applications: AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities (5.17.17)

March 13, 2017
By: Julie Poucher Harbin, Writer, DCI

Funding Agency: Susan G. Komen®/American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

The AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, funded by Susan G. Komen® recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer health disparities. The recipient of the award will receive a $5,000 honorarium and present a 45-minute lecture at the Tenth Annual AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. 

Funding Amount: $5,000

Deadline for Nominations: May 17, 2017

Eligibility: 

  • All cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry or government.

  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.

  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.

For more information: http://www.aacr.org/Research/Awards/Pages/Awards-Detail.aspx?ItemId=10