Institutional Support

Pilot Program

The BU-BMC Cancer Center is invested in providing opportunities for access to pilot funding to highly-motived, innovative and collaborative investigators working in the field of cancer research.

A total of four pilot projects have been funded in the AY16. The funding for these projects was provided by an Institutional Research Grant from the American Cancer Society.

The Grunebaum Faculty Research Fellowship

The Grunebaum Faculty Research Fellowship funded by the Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation ( is an annual BUSM faculty award, which provides funds to a selected faculty member for a period of one year.  In addition, upon request, the Foundation will provide up to $1,500 for the selected faculty member to travel to seminars and conventions related to their research.