Accession Number:

ADB249591

Title:

Cancer Prevention and Control Research Manpower Development

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 30 Sep 1997-29 Sep 1998

Corporate Author:

DREW MEHARRY MOREHOUSE CONSORTIUM CANCER CENTER LOS ANGELES CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

Overall aim of this four-year grant is to provide training in breast cancer research of postdoctoral flows. Primary aims of year four of the study was for third year fellows to submit manuscripts to peer review journal and for second year fellow to apply for extramural findings. An unexpected objective in year four of the project was to recruit another student in order to fill a vacant position that resulted from the unexpected loss of the second year fellow. Vanessa Parker, Ph.D., and Ling Wu, Ph.D. are the third year fellows. Carolyn Rowley is the second year fellow. Ida-lean Davis is the first year fellow. Drs. Davis, Parker, and Ms. Rowley are being mentored by Susan Robinson, M.D., M.P.H. and Samuel Shacks, Ph.D., M.D. at Charles R. Drew University. Dr. Wu is working with Kofi Semenya, Ph.D. of Meharry Medical College. Curriculum vitae of Meharry Medical College, Curriculum vitae of fellows and their mentors are in appendix A. The fellows have made measurable progress during year four. Dr. Parker has prepared and submitted a research application for extramural funding, unfortunately it was not funded. She intends to continue revising and applying for funding. Dr. Wu prepared and submitted articles to peer-reviewed journals. One of them was published in a peer-review journal. Ms. Carolyn Rowley prepared and subsubmitted one grant application. It was not funded. She resigned from the program in 1998. Dr. Davis joined the project in March 1998. She filled a position that was vacated unexpectedly and is developing a research protocol.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE