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Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research
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Jon Chung CRC Funding for Research

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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine …

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Chung is Fight Colorectal Cancer’s 2011 Lisa Fund Research Grant recipient. He is studying the hedgehog pathway in metastatic colorectal cancer.

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  • 1. FUNDING CHALLENGES:EARLY STAGE INVESTIGATORS Jon Chung, Ph.D. Fight Colorectal Cancer Post Doctoral Fellow Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 2. Career path for a cancer research scientist FELLOWSHIPS 4 YEARS Undergraduate + PROFESSOR’S GRANT 6+ YEARS Graduate student 6+ YEARS Post DocINDEPENDENT RESEARCH ~3+ YEARS New assistant Professor R01 GRANT
  • 3. Funding for each career stage FUNDING Undergraduate PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP Graduate student [AND/OR PAID FROM PROFESSOR’S GRANT] POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP Post Doc[AND/OR PAID FROM PROFESSOR’S R01 GRANT] TRANSITION GRANT New assistant Professor UNIVERSITY STARTUP PACKAGE R01 Grant First R01 Grant
  • 4. My career path UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE UK Undergraduate UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER/CANCER RESEARCH UK Graduate studentUK GOVERNMENT/CANCER RESEARCH UK FELLOWSHIP JOHNS HOPKINS Post Doc DR. BUNZ R01 FIGHT COLORECTAL CANCER FELLOWSHIP
  • 5. My career path UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE UK Undergraduate UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER/CANCER RESEARCH UK Graduate studentUK GOVERNMENT/CANCER RESEARCH UK FELLOWSHIP JOHNS HOPKINS DR. BUNZ R01 Post Doc ? FIGHT COLORECTAL CANCER FELLOWSHIP TRANSITION GRANT or UNIVERSITY STARTUP PACKAGE New assistant Professor ? First R01 Grant
  • 6. Typical costs for cancer research LARGE EQUIPMENT -Microscope: $10,000-$100,000 -Ultra cold freezer: $5,000+ -Cell incubator: $5,000+ EVERYDAY COSTS-Colorectal cancer cells: $300 per cell line (>50 colorectal lines) -Antibodies/enzymes/cancer drugs: $300 each -“Consumables”: $20,000+
  • 7. Career path for a cancer research scientist20 years 4 YEARS Undergraduate 6+ YEARS Graduate student 6+ YEARS Post Doc ~3-5 YEARS New assistant Professor~15% success rate (2011 NCI) R01 GRANT
  • 8. Fight Colorectal Cancer Funded Project: Hedgehog inhibitors for colorectal cancer?
  • 9. Fight Colorectal Cancer Funded Project: Hedgehog inhibitors for colorectal cancer? Medulloblastoma trial: Rudin et al. 2009, NEJM
  • 10. THANK YOU!

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