Awarded grants for Task Forces for Different Diagnoses (TFDD)
In total 9 grants for Task Forces for Different Diagnoses (TFDD) were awarded funding in the recent call by StratCan-KICancer (Dnr 2-3327/2018).
The grants serve as seed funding with aim to encourage KI and University Hospital-based researchers to join forces (including the newly formed FoUU-groups) around one major group of cancers.
Each of the task forces was formed to promote interdisciplinary, interdepartmental and translational cooperation. The task forces include all levels of research from bench to bedside, involving basic scientists, nursing scientists, epidemiologists, oncologists, surgeons and other clinicians.
Current Task Forces for Different Diagnoses
|Network Theme/ Application||Network leader||SUM granted|
|Gynecological Cancers||Joseph Carlson||100.000 SEK|
|The BRECT consortium||Nick Tobin & Jonas Bergh||100.000 SEK|
|Pediatric Cancers||Per Kogner||100.000 SEK|
|Pancreatic Tumors||Matthias Löhr||100.000 SEK|
|Sarcoma||Bertha Brodin||75.000 SEK|
|Head, Neck, Lung||Tina Dalianis||75.000 SEK|
|Hematology||Eva Hellström-Lindberg||75.000 SEK|
|Endocrine Cancers||Catharina Larsson||75.000 SEK|
|Immune Checkpoint & Immunotherapy||Georgios Rassidakis||50.000 SEK|
TFDD call 2018
Out of a total of 13 received applications, the nine applications for TFDD listed above have been granted funding after evaluation by the KICancer network board. Total grant SUM 750.000 SEK (from KICancer and StratCan). The evaluation was based on four criteria: Scientific impact and quality, Action program, Added value of network & Organisation, Report on activities (when applicable).