Title: Promise Grants
Sponsor: Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Deadline: July 15, 2011
Amount: $7.5 million
Eligibility: Ph.D./M.D./Other Professional
Abstract: Promise Grants seek to support integrated programs of collaborative and cross-disciplinary research projects leading to the accelerated translation of scientific discoveries into interventions and strategies having the greatest potential to significantly reduce breast cancer incidence and mortality. The scientific focus is on the causes of and/or approaches to the study of late recurrence, which is defined as breast cancer recurrence occurring more than five years after the original diagnosis.