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The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to facilitating innovative, cutting edge technologies and research endeavors. View our InfoReady Review website for additional information and to apply for HICCC pilot funds. You can also use Pivot to access a full listing of external funding opportunities. To learn more about Pivot, a funding opportunity database to search and receive targeted emails of relevant funding opportunities, visit Columbia Research to create an account. For help, email Pivot-Help@columbia.edu.
HICCC Pilot Funding Opportunities
Thursday, September 22, 2022
- Columbia Nursing
- Social Justice
Registration will open at a later date.
This virtual event will feature Dr. Tshaka Cunningham. Title of his talk is "Engaging Diverse Communities in Genomics Research".
Cunningham is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of TruGenomix Health Inc., an emerging precision genomics biotechnology company that is harnessing the power of genomics to improve risk prediction and diagnosis of PTSD. He is also Executive Director of the Faith Based Genetic Research Institute, a community-based nonprofit organization with a mission to democratize access to genomics and precision medicine in underrepresented minorities.
Dr. Cunningham was a subject matter expert in Genomics and Precision Medicine for the VHA ORD Genomic Medicine Implementation Program and convened the MVP-Diversity Working Group, which presented recommendations to the VA Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee on patient recruitment strategies to ensure that minority Veteran participation in the VA’s Million Veteran Program is maximized.