Da Costa International Funds for Breast Cancer Prevention
Organization / Governing BodyThe Executive Committee | Current Research Programs
The Executive Committee
The Executive Committee is composed of four permanent Founding Directors and one At-large Director
Steve Cummings, M.D., FACP
Director of Clinical Research, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute; Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco.
Professor Academic Department of Biochemistry, the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Warren Browner, M.D., MPH
CEO, California Pacific Medical Center.
Ian Smith, M.D., FRCP, FREPE
Professor of Cancer Medicine and Consultant Medical Oncologist, the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Medical Affairs, University of Southern California (USC) and Professor of Preventive Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine and Norris Cancer Center.
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Current Research Programs
Proposing and approving funding
The Fund does not accept unsolicited applications for funding. The Directors, Advisory Board Members, will recommend that the Fund consider a project or person for support.
Eligibility for support from the fund will be limited to research that addresses the mission of the Fund. Proposals that include scientists at CPMCRI in the U.S. and/or at the Royal Marsden Hospital in the U.K. will be given priority. Priority given to research done locally.
If you have an idea for an interesting project, you may e-mail your idea to Alice LaRocca. After discussion by the Advisory Board, you may be asked to develop a proposal.
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