This site is no longer current.

Please go to  to view all of the cancer center's open funding opportunities.

Contact Tiha Long with any questions.

Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: Max Ritvo, Alan Slifka and Desiree Dato Fund for Fusion-Oncoprotein Cancers and Metastasis
Funding Sponsor: Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, Israel Cancer Research Fund, The Alan B. Slifka Foundation
Funding Sponsor Link:
Award Amount:

The total amount of the grant is $250,000: $125,000 directed to the USA and $125,000 to Israel.  

Award Deadline:

Internal LOI Deadline:  Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Agency LOI Deadline:  Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Award Description:

This is a grant to support collaborative science conducted by co-investigators in the USA and Israel. The awards should address one of the two following topics: 1. Cancers driven by fusion oncoproteins with Ewing sarcoma as the prototype; and 2. Role of either epigenetics or tumor microenvironment in the development of metastatic cancer.

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

USA faculty with established collaboration with Israeli faculty.

More Info:

If you are interested in applying for this funding opportunity, please upload the following at for institutional review:

-       PI name from USA; PI name and institution from Israel

-       Background of both researchers

-       Key preliminary data, premise, and rigor of underlying research

-       Hypothesis and Specific Aims

-       Evidence for collaboration synergism

-       Novelty and potential translational impact

For more information on this funding opportunity click HERE.

Category: Limited Opportunity
Target Awardee: --- - All Faculty