Research Centers & Institutes

Indiana University School of Nursing Champion Center for Cancer Control Research


The Indiana University Champion Center for Cancer Control Research supports research that decreases the burden of cancer for patients and families. The Champion Center's vision focuses on becoming the national leading center for cancer research. The Champion Center publishes cutting-edge and patient-oriented research articles that transform patient practice.

The Champion Center’s vision requires support from external funding sources. Many different organizations can support the Champion Center including non-profits, individual and corporate donors, and federal agencies. Funding is used to support cancer research and training for predoctoral fellows, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty.

Widely recognized for its expertise in cancer research, the IU School of Nursing has a well-established infrastructure and track record of success. Currently 13 faculty researchers are involved in cancer research at the school. Nationally, Indiana University has the largest cohort of cancer researchers at a School of Nursing. The Champion Cancer is dedicated to training the next generation of cancer researchers.