Sponsors and Programs

National Institutes of Health 

  • National Cancer Institute 
    • Bioengineering Research Partnerships (BRP)
    • Cancer Imaging Program (CIP)
    • Early Detection Cancer Network (EDRN)
    • Network for Translational Research (NTR): Optical Imaging in Multimodal Platforms
    • Gastrointestinal (GI) Specialized Programs of Research Excelence (SPOREs)
    • Physical Sciences Oncology Center (PSOC)
  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • National Hearth, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

National Science Foundation 

  • Chemical, Bioengineerng, Environmental, & Transport Systems (CBET)
    • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) 
    • Biophotonics, Advanced Imaging, and Sensing for Human Health Program (BISH)
    • Early-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER)
    • Small Grants for Exploratory Research (SGER)
  • Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI)
    • BioSensing and BioActuation: Interface of Living and Engineering Systems (BSBA) 
  • Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Instrument Development and Acquisition

The V Found for Cancer Research 

Translational Grants 

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation 

Translational Research 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

Global health Program

Canary Found. & the American Cancer Soc. 

Chemistry of Life Processes at Northwestern University 

  • Chairman's Innovation Award
  • CLP-EAB: External Advisory Board Award

Prevent Cancer Foundation 

Charlotte Geyer Foundation 

Phi Beta Psi Sorority 


Backman's Biophotonics Laboratory at Northwestern University

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