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2017-2018 FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH GRANTS

OVARIAN CANCER

St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness Research Grant
$60,500 one-year award
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness (SLOCA) for the support of this grant. This is the thirteenth research grant supported by SLOCA.


Laura Crandall Brown Foundation Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Research Grant
$50,000 one-year award 
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation for support of this grant.  This is the second research grant supported by the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation.

 
Caring Together, NY, Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
$50,000 one-year award 
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Caring Together, Inc., of New York for the support of this grant.  This is the ninth research grant supported by Caring Together, NY.


For Fellows-in-Training:
Ovarinnovate: Ovarcome Research Excellence Award

Two $10,000 one-year awards
Please Note: Candidates are required to be a Fellow-in-Training member of the SGO to be eligible for this award.
Applicants are encouraged to develop research proposals related to ovarian cancer that incorporate cooperation with colleagues from other institutions.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Ovarcome for the support of this grant. This is the second year the research grant is being supported by Ovarcome.

ENDOMETRIAL CANCER

Wilma Williams Education and Clinical Research Award for Endometrial Cancer
$25,000 one-year award
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Dr. James Orr and Mrs. Vicky Orr for support of this grant.  This is the fifth year the research grant is being offered.

For Fellows-in-Training:
Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Coalition/Rhonda's Club Uterine Research Excellence Award

$12,500 one-year award
​Please Note: Candidates are required to be a Fellow-in-Training member of the SGO to be eligible for this award.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Rhonda's Club for support of this grant. This is the first year this research grant being offered.

CERVICAL CANCER

ME STRONG Young Investigator’s Award
$25,000 one-year award
Related to cervical cancer biology aimed at novel therapies with an emphasis on immune component.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges MESTRONG for support of this grant.  This is the third research grant being offered.

OTHER GRANTS

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. Clinical Research Grant 
$25,000 one-year award
Related to clinical research on the study of opioid minimization pain management techniques to better understand impact on post-surgical recovery and quality of life among gynecologic oncology patients. 
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Pacira Pharmaceuticals for the support of this grant. This is the first year the research grant is being supported by Pacira.

Bruce Patsner Research Grant for Innovative Research and Technology
$10,000 one-year award
Related to clinical research and technology concepts that seek to better understand and/or illuminate disease-related biology.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Bruce Patsner, MD, for the support of this grant. This is the third year the research grant is being offered.
 
2017-2018 FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH PRIZES

Foundation for Women's Cancer Prize For Outstanding Gynecologic Cancer Researcher
$10,000 one-year award
This is the first time this prize is being supported by the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The prize will be announced at the 2018 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in New Orleans, LA.

  
Foundation for Women’s Cancer/Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Prize in Honor of Ronald D. Alvarez, MD
$5,000 one-year award
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation for their generous support of the prize. This is the seventh prize supported by the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation.


Perlman Family CCARE Lynch Syndrome Research Prize
$1,500 one-year award
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Perlman Family for its generous support of this prize. This is the sixth prize being supported by the Perlman Family.


Nina Donnelley and The Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation Young Investigator Award in honor of Laurel W. Rice, MD
$1,000 one-year award
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges The Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation for its generous support of this prize. This is the third prize being supported by the Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation.