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THE MARK FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH US LTD

aka The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research   |   New York, NY   |  https://themarkfoundation.org/

Mission

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research supports cutting-edge, innovative scientific ideas that will answer the most complex questions about cancer biology and lead to new and better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease. The Mark Foundation pursues its mission by supporting a global portfolio of groundbreaking research carried out by individual investigators, multi-investigator teams, and inter-institutional collaborations. Recognizing the obstacles that can prevent scientific advances from improving patient outcomes, The Mark Foundation maintains a nimble, high-impact approach to funding research that encompasses grants for basic, translational, and clinical cancer research, as well as venture philanthropy investment in companies that bridge the gap between bench and bedside

Ruling year info

2016

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Schoenfeld PhD

Main address

1350 Avenue of the Americas Suite 2902

New York, NY 10019 USA

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EIN

36-4825921

NTEE code info

Cancer Research (H30)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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Emerging Leader Awards

The Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards provide grant support to early career investigators conducting high-impact, high-risk cancer research for highly promising projects for which other sources of funding are not readily available or for a separate innovative endeavor that will allow the applicant to pursue a distinct and novel research direction.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Our ASPIRE Award (Accelerating Scientific Platforms and Innovative Research) is a flexible funding mechanism awarded several times a year to support projects with research plans designed to answer key feasibility questions. ASPIRE Awards are open to both academic and commercial partners.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research Momentum Fellowships are awarded to promising researchers to accelerate an innovative cancer research project. Momentum Fellows are nominated by members of the Scientific Advisory Committee; applications are not accepted for this award.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research awards a number of postdoctoral fellowships each year in collaboration with partner organizations who share our mission of accelerating cutting-edge, innovative ideas that transform patient care and answer the most complex questions about cancer biology.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We are committed to funding interdisciplinary research that promises to transform how cancer is prevented, diagnosed, and treated.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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THE MARK FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH US LTD

Board of directors
as of 03/04/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Michele Cleary, PhD

The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research

Term: 2018 -

Ross L. Levine, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Kevin O'Flaherty

Pamplona Capital Management

Stuart Thomson

Pamplona Capital Management

Allan Shapard

BroadReach Partners

Paul Pospisil, PhD

Korn Ferry

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable