MIOCA IN THE NEWS
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MIOCA awards $100,000 to 2017 Research Grantees
March 28, 2017
It is with great excitement that MIOCA announces the 2017 Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Award Recipients. Due to the increasing support of MIOCA, the Board of Directors has, once again, increased the funds dedicated to ovarian cancer research here in Michigan. A total of $100,000 will fund two Michigan researchers working to improve treatment outcomes.
Geeta Mehta, Ph.D.
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan
Sheer Stress causes Chemoresistance in Ovarian Cancer Cells
Dr. Shitanshu Uppal, MBBS
Asst. Professor, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Div. of Gynecologic Oncology
Co-Director, Michigan Oncology Quality Collaborative
Institute of Health Care Policy and Innovation
University of Michigan
Improving Ovarian Cancer Outcomes through a Michigan-wide Collaborative
MIOCA is pleased to offer Scholarship Opportunity to attend OCRFA Conference in Chicago
March 12, 2017
MIOCA is pleased to offer six $500 scholarships to MI ovarian cancer survivors to attend the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance's (OCRFA) Annual Conference in Chicago, IL on July 7-9, 2017. Attendees will enjoy a dynamic weekend of information, discussion and connection. Marcia Gurche, survivor and MIOCA Board member states, "Attending the Ovarian Cancer National Conference is a worthwhile experience. I really enjoyed hearing the latest information related to ovarian cancer and meeting so many survivors from all over the country."
Visit the OCRFA Conference site for information. Each scholarship award will cover one registration, the cost of sharing a room with one other person, and approximately $80 toward travel/food costs. Those interested in receiving a scholarship must complete the scholarship application form and submit it by Friday, March 31. Recipients will selected by random drawing.
MIOCA announces Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity
October 2, 2016
In accordance with its mission, the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the 2017 Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant. Last year, MIOCA awarded a total of $75,000 to researchers here in Michigan. Pam Dahlmann, MIOCA President, states, "We are so grateful for the continued support from our friends. The MIOCA Board looks forward to funding cutting edge research again next spring."
The application process is now closed. Awards will be announced by March 31, 2017.