Talented People

PCC is training and helping to retain the best prostate cancer research leaders – current and next generation. How do we do this? Through the following:

Rising Star

This program provides salary and research support for outstanding research scientists initiating careers as independent investigators in prostate cancer research – an important time during which we need to support the next generation or risk losing them to other fields or countries. The awards provide the opportunity for research scientists within 5 years of their first academic or research appointment to develop and demonstrate independence in initiating and conducting prostate cancer research.

For a list of current recipients, click here.

Clinician Scientist

This program provides salary and research support for outstanding clinician scientists initiating careers as independent investigators/junior faculty in prostate cancer research. The award is regarded as invaluable support that allows researchers to focus on making advances in their research. For a list of current award recipients, please click here. This program has now evolved into the Rising Star program.

 
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