Tuesday 10th April 2012
Grants of up to £50,000 are available to projects which are aiming to support the fight against childhood cancers.
Children With Cancer is calling for researchers to submit their applications for funding of projects which aim to improve treatment and boost understanding of the disease in children.
Applications are being accepted within four specific research objectives.
Firstly, those who are aiming to improve knowledge of the genetic and environmental causes and relevant biological mechanisms of childhood cancers.
Secondly, to identify diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for childhood cancers. Thirdly, to optimise and develop more effective and less toxic treatments for children with cancer.
And finally, to understand the long-term health implications of childhood cancer and its treatment.
The charity will accept applications for projects which address one or more of these objectives, but not large case-control epidemiological studies.
Applications must be submitted by June 6 and will then go through two stages. An outline of applications will be submitted, then they will then be assessed by a grant panel who will decide which applications will progress.
For more information visit http://www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk.