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Last Updated: 01/11/13

Co-Funding and Partnerships

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Translational research in Head and Neck Cancer SPOREs covers a wide range of projects in prevention, early detection, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of head and neck patients. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) currently agreed to co-sponsor this organ site specific program with the National Cancer Institute.

Here is the contact at NIDCR in relation to the SPORE Program:

Sundar Venkatachalam, Ph.D.
Program Director
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
6701 Democracy Blvd., Room 625
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
Phone: (301)594-4812
Fax: (301) 480-8319
E-mail: sundarv@nih.gov

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

The National Cancer Institute awarded two Brain Cancer SPOREs in 2002. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is currently participating in the funding of Brain SPOREs.

The NINDS contact is:

Jane W. Fountain
Program Director
NINDS, NIH
Neuroscience Center, Room 2110
6001 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-9521
Tel: 301-496-1431
Fax: 301-402-2060
Email: fountai@ninds.nih.gov