Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC)


At a Glance
  • Status: Completed Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2008
  • Initiating Organization: Genome Cananda
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • Disease focus:
    Oncology
  • Location: North America

Abstract

The Cancer Stem Cell Consortium (CSCC) is a not-for-profit corporation that was incorporated in 2007 to coordinate an international strategy for cancer stem cell research and related translational activities. It is a self-assembled organization of intramural scientists at all levels of training with an interest in fundamental questions concerning stem cells, developmental biology, and cancer. CSCC hosts scientific exchanges, which include seminars by intramural and extramural colleagues, journal clubs, and retreats. It also supplies a forum for discussing ideas and sharing technologies, offering a collaborative environment for the translation of concepts and technologies to the clinic.

Mission

  • Promote scientific exchange of concepts, models, technologies, and expertise.

  • Enhance collaborations and leverage multidisciplinary approaches to fundamental questions surrounding stem cell and cancer biology.

  • Translate advances to clinical settings.

Sponsors & Partners

Chair
Kathleen Kelly, Cell and Cancer Biology Branch, CCR, NCI
kellyka@mail.nih.gov


Last Updated: 04/07/2016

The Consortia-pedia Catalogue is a living resource, and we are always adding new consortia. Provide information here about your collaboration to apply to be included in the Catalogue.

All the information contained in the Consortia-pedia was collected from publically available sources. Decisions to include or exclude a particular listing from Consortia-pedia were also made on the basis of publically available information and the criteria outlined in the FAQs. This site is intended to be an objective resource for the community, and inclusion does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or approval by FasterCures or the Milken Institute.