The University of Pennsylvania received a $7.2 million NIH grant for its Abramson Cancer Center this year. The project abstract was submitted by Dr. Chi Dang, the director of the center. On the University of Pennsylvania website, Dr. Chi Dang says that the future of cancer care at the Abramson Cancer Center rests with the creation of Translational Centers of Excellence that focus on closely connected disease-specific care teams. The NIH RePORTER goes into more detail on the history of the Abramson Cancer Center:
Researchers at the University of Arizona’s Arizona Cancer Center received a $3.7 million renewal of funding this year for cancer research. Led by David Alberts, who, according to the University of Arizona website, has made his career’s focus researching translational cancer prevention and treatment, the center was awarded the research funding by the NIH earlier this year. Alberts’ research teams work in laboratory-based and clinical research settings studying the chemoprevention and treatment of breast cancer, colon cancer, ovary cancer and skin cancer. The NIH RePORTER provides more information on the Arizona Cancer Center in the funding abstract:
Researchers at Ohio State University received a $4.3 million Cancer Center Support Grant from the NIH this year. Led by Dr. Michael Caligiuri, the Ohio State Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 41 designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation. According to the Ohio State University website, the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute are focused on creating a better understanding of laboratory, clinical and population-based cancer research. Researchers at Ohio State University make it their goal to develop more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis and therapies.
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A study published by the NSF ranked the University of California, San Diego in the top ten universities in the country receiving federal research funding, reports Lab Manager Magazine. The University of California, San Diego was ranked number eight out of 896 universities that received federal research funding in 2011. In 2012, the University of California, San Diego had an endowment of $560 million. The school was closely preceded by Columbia University on the list, while the University of Wisconsin, Madison came in ninth place.