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COMING SOON: HRB-MRCG Breakthrough Cancer Research research call

*** This opportunity will be available soon. The next call is expected to open in Septmeber 2019. The following information is subject to change. ***

The Medical Research Charities Group and Health Research Board invite expressions of interest for their joint Breakthrough Cancer Research research call. This supports internationally competitive and innovative research in areas of strategic relevance to cancer. In particular, the following priorities are in focus:

•research leading to new treatments for cancers which do not respond or are poorly served by available treatments;

•research improving cancer care and outcomes and ensure patient benefit;

•clinically engaged projects;

•the role of the immune system.

The principal investigator must either hold a post that covers the duration of the award in a recognised research institution as an independent investigator, be a contract researcher recognised by the research institution as an independent investigator or be an individual who will be recognised by the research institution upon receipt of the HRB-MRCG award. The PI must also demonstrate a record of research output, with at least three publications of original research in peer reviewed journals. Applicants are expected to collaborate with partner organisations, such as universities, hospitals, health agencies, local government or voluntary organisations, where appropriate. Public participation is also encouraged. The host institution should typically be located in the Republic of Ireland, though exceptions may be made in the case of the investigation of certain rare diseases for which there is no established research capacity in the Republic of Ireland.

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Funding Agency: 
Health Research Board
Saturday, November 30, 2019