Available Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities Coming November 1st 2023

$3.5 Million Awarded in Cancer Research Grants to Qualified Research Institutions Across New Jersey
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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

email: njccr@doh.nj.gov

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

Program Management Officer

Enkelejda Kokthi
Grants Management Officer

Jennifer Sullivan
Special Projects

Anita Madavane
Grants Management Officer

Amir Bhochhibhoya
Program Management Officer

Jim McGarry


Annual Cancer Research Symposium
Annual Reports
Last Reviewed: 9/27/2023