2018 Sarcoma Research Grants

2018 Research Grant presentation to UMN

Presentation of the 2018 Research Grant to Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota. (l to r), Blake Hastings - RIS Vice President, Tom Boardman - RIS Development Committee Chair, Janelle Calhoun - RIS Executive Director, Dr. Douglas Yee - Director, Masonic Cancer Center, Dr. Brenda Weigel - Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

We had a very successful year of RIS grant proposals from the University of Minnesota, receiving 11 proposals. Six outside expert reviewers provided feedback on the proposals. Based on their review and the UMN faculty recommendations, the following four proposals, with a total award of $148,000, were approved by the Rein in Sarcoma Board of Directors on January 22, 2018. This brings Rein in Sarcoma’s cumulative research funding close to $2 million since the organization’s 2001 inception.

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