Pediatric Cancer Research Group
The Pediatric Cancer Research Group (PCRG) is a multidisciplinary team of scientists working to improve the outcomes of children diagnosed with cancer by combining the scientific infrastructure of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Fred and Pamela Buffet Cancer Center with the resources and clinical expertise of Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.
Timeline of funding:
- In early 2014 LB 764 was introduced by State Senator Danielle Conrad to appropriate $1.8M from the General Fund for pediatric cancer research infrastructure at the University of Nebraska.
- In early 2015 LB 417 was introduced by State Senators Nordquist and Mello and subsequently approved to continue appropriations of $1.8M per year (with $300K per year reserved for neuro-oncology) in perpetuity.
To submit an application or ask a question contact: PCRG Program Director, Don Coulter, MD firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are accepted throughout the year.