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Research Funding Impact

Since 1993, the AACR has awarded more than $480 million in grants to fund meritorious research projects across the spectrum of cancer science, including basic, translational, and clinical research. See how the AACR grants program has contributed to the AACR's mission.

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AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grants: Closing Funding Gaps and Expanding Research

AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grants: Closing Funding Gaps and Expanding Research

The AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant is the AACR’s first dedicated funding mechanism for midcareer scientists, as well as the first dedicated for women. The goal is to ensure that midcareer female researchers have the resources they need to successfully establish themselves as independent investigators with productive research labs.

Expecting the Unexpected

Expecting the Unexpected

Growing up in Australia, Charles Mullighan knew he wanted to be a doctor but never thought about working in Memphis, Tennessee. But that is exactly where he ended up, at a hospital named for the patron saint of impossible causes.