Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

SPORE Programs

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Developmental Research Program

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Program Directors

  • Jeff Rosen, PhD, Director
  • Alastair Thompson, MD, FRCSEd, Co-Director

In order to enable SPORE investigators to rapidly develop new research opportunities which could translate into early benefits for breast cancer patients, and to allow for exploration of new techniques which may require substantial efforts but which are nevertheless not ready for full scale multi -year research funding, we have devoted considerable effort and resources to this SPORE Developmental Research Program.

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Career Enhancement Program

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Program Directors

  • Suzanne Fuqua, PhD, Director
  • C. Kent Osborne, M.D., Co-Director

? will participate in translational breast cancer research projects. There are one to two awardees at any one time, who may be either M.D.'s or Ph.D.'s. Candidates are selected based on their previous accomplishments and their potential and desire to pursue a career in academic breast cancer research. While our primary focus is to support promising young investigators at the junior faculty level, it is possible that more established investigators may also be appropriate for support.