Resources for Researchers

Available Grant Opportunities

NJCCR Request for Applications 2024

  • NJCCR Research Bridge Grants (COCR24RBG)
  • NJCCR Pediatric Research Grants (COCR24PRG)
  • NJCCR Pilot Program Research Grants (COCR24PPR)
  • NJCCR Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants (COCR24PDF)
  • NJCCR Predoctoral Fellowship Grants (COCR24PRF)

Contact NJCCR

New Jersey Department of Health

Office of Research Initiatives 

25 S. Stockton Street, 2nd Floor (Rear)

Trenton, NJ 08625

Phone: 609-913-5015


Overnight Mail:
New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research
25 S. Stockton, 2nd Floor (Rear)
Trenton, NJ 08625

New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research

The New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research (NJCCR) promotes significant and original research in New Jersey into the causes, prevention, treatment and palliation of cancer and serves as a resource to providers and consumers of cancer services.


Pediatric Advisory Group
Commission Members

Kenneth R. Adler, M.D. (Chair)
Morristown Medical Center

Kathleen Scotto, Ph.D. (Vice-Chair)
Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences

Anna Skalka, Ph.D. (Chair Emeritus)
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Wendy Budin, Ph.D., RN-BC, FAAN
Rutgers School of Nursing

Generosa Grana, M.D., F.A.C.P.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Shawna Hudson, Ph.D.
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Li Li, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Loletha Johnson, RN, MS. (Commissioner’s Designee)
New Jersey Department of Health

Christine Schell, MPA, CPM
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

NJCCR Administrative Staff

Lisa H. Cummings
Executive Director

Dr. Candido Africa


Trischa Zumbach

Enkelejda Kokthi
GMO, Assistant

Jennifer Sullivan
Special Projects

Anita Madavane
GMO, Assistant

Jim McGarry

Last Reviewed: 11/28/2022