Faculty & Physicians

The University of Arizona Cancer Center provides pilot funding for early-stage investigators. University of Arizona’s Research Gateway provides grant application-related resources for all investigators.

Activities Led by the Office of Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination

  • Hallway Conversations: Expert Advice for Your Academic Career – This series uses a panel discussion format to provide information for early career cancer researchers. The panelists are established University of Arizona Cancer Center faculty members and professional staff with academic research experience.

Pilot Funding: 

Supports independent, self-directed early-stage investigators as they pursue areas of cancer research including basic, clinical, population sciences, imaging, and bioengineering. Letters of intent for the 2023 cycle are due March, 13,2023. Instructions may be found on Arizona Cultivate.

Providing intensive mentored support in patient-oriented cancer research to clinical faculty. (MD, MD/Ph.D., DO) near the beginning of their independent research careers. Career development includes didactic training; participation in relevant UACC symposia, retreats, workshops, and grand rounds culminating in the preparation or an impactful investigator-initiated trial (IIT). Applications for the 2023 cycle are due by March 24, 2023. The application and pertaining documents can be found on Arizona Cultivate

From the CRTEC Grant Writer in identifying and preparing a highly competitive application for funding. Contact Carol Carpenter at crcarpenter@arizona.edu for more information. 

Research Development