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Cai Group Awarded $720K ACS Grant

Madison, Wisconsin - Weibo Cai, PhD (pictured left), Assistant Professor of Radiology and Medical Physics and member of the UWCCC Imaging and Radiation Sciences Research Program, was recently awarded an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant which will start in July 2013.


Weibo Cai, PhD

 The grant is entitled “Imaging Biomarkers for Combination Therapy of Prostate Cancer”. The application received a score of 1.18 on a scale of 1 to 5, and was the #1 scored grant in that cycle of the Peer Review Committee for Clinical Cancer Research and Epidemiology (CCE).


The American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grants support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum, and independent investigators in the first six years of an independent research career or faculty appointment are eligible.


The grant is for 4 years with $150K direct cost per year. Todd E. Barnhart, PhD, Director of the UW Cyclotron Facility, is a co-investigator on the grant. George Wilding, MD; R. Jerry Nickles, PhD; and Glenn Liu, MD, who are also members of the the UWCCC, are all consultants on the grant.

Date Published: 06/26/2013

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