10.14.05.11

.11 Application Process for Cancer Research Grants.

An applicant for a cancer research grant shall:

A. Submit a completed application to the CCPC by the due date listed in the application packet; and

B. Include in the application packet the following information as specified in the Departmentís application packet:

(1) An executive summary stating:

(a) How the grant funds will be used;

(b) What institutions and other persons will be involved in the research;

(c) Whether basic, clinical, applied, translational, or community-based research is being proposed;

(d) Whether the proposed research is included in a recommendation of the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan; and

(e) How the grant money is expected to further the knowledge of cancer;

(2) A statement of the need for the cancer research, including:

(a) Previous literature in the area; and

(b) Any work that the applicant has done in the research area;

(3) A proposed cancer research plan describing:

(a) How the grant funds will be used;

(b) Who will be involved in the research;

(c) What the anticipated results of the research with the grant funds will be; and

(d) What goals, objectives, and activities will be pursued with the grant funds;

(4) A brief professional resume or curriculum vitae of:

(a) The principal investigator; and

(b) Other key staff;

(5) A description of how the proposed research will help to eliminate disparities between racial and ethnic minorities and the white population;

(6) A list of the institutional review boards to which the research will be submitted for review and approval before the research is initiated, including the:

(a) Department's Institutional Review Board; and

(b) Applicant's relevant institutional review board;

(7) A timeline showing the expected start date and completion date for each activity to be conducted under the grant, including application to and approval from the:

(a) Department's Institutional Review Board; and

(b) Applicant's relevant institutional review board;

(8) An organizational chart showing where the work under the research grant is located within the applicant's organization;

(9) A statement that the grant funds will not be used to supplant any existing funding for this cancer research and, if an applicant receives funding for a similar cancer research activity, a listing of the funding:

(a) Source;

(b) Amount; and

(c) Period for the activity;

(10) A line item budget for the cancer research grant; and

(11) A written budget justification for each line item request.