The GRU American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (ACS-IRG) Review Committee is pleased to have had a total of 24 proposals submitted for the first round of funding supported by the GRU ACS-IRG. The multi-institution competition generated proposals from Georgia Southern (5), the University of Georgia (9), and GRU (10).
Congratulations to the top three highest-scored applications to receive funding:
- Sangmi Kim, PhD (GRU), for “Longitudinal Analysis of Gene Expression in Breast Milk”
- Ewan K. Cobran, PhD (UGA), for “Quality of Life, Racial Differences, and Risk of ADT Associated Diabetes, MI, and CVD during Treatment for Advance Prostate Cancer: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Linked Medicare Part D and Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Analysis”
- Hang Yin, PhD (UGA), for “Targeting Cancer Metabolism by MicroRNA-133.” The current GRU ACS-IRG grant will be supporting pilot funding awards in 2016 and 2017.