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O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center awards $950,000 in cancer-related research grants

Written by: Julie Miller
Media contact: Yvonne Taunton

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O’Neal Invests funds UAB investigators initiating new cancer-related projects to do key preliminary work to enable competitive extramural applications.

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced its latest O’Neal Invests grants with awards worth $950,000 that will advance new cancer-related projects and initiatives and enable competitive extramural applications.

Two types of grants were awarded: Catalyst grants of $50,000 for one year and pre-R01 grants of $160,000 over two years. The eight awardees are:

Catalyst awards:

Pre-R01 awards:

There are two rounds of applications per year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Grant applications are peer-reviewed by a panel of UAB faculty. Letters of intent for the next round of O’Neal Invests grants are due Oct. 14, 2022. The final grants will be due Dec. 2, 2022.

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