The Cancer Biology Research Center at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the recipient of a 5-year, nearly $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to translate laboratory research into clinical trials for head and neck and pediatric cancers.
The grant was awarded as part of the NIH’s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, which supports activity that enhances institutional research capacity. The Cancer Biology Research Center at Sanford Research also received a nearly $11.5 million grant in 2011 to develop a group of basic science and translational cancer researchers. The most recent award represents phase II of the project.
Paola Vermeer, PhD
W. Chad Spanos, MD
Steven Powell, MD
Samuel Milanovich, MD
Four research projects and two core laboratories highlight the grant. The following researchers and projects will receive funding: