Administrative Core

The Administrative Core supports the operational structure of the Mayo Clinic Brain Cancer SPORE, coordinating all brain cancer research projects, scientific cores and programs, and facilitating SPORE operations and interactions.

Specifically, the Administrative Core:

  • Provides leadership, organizational support and financial management for SPORE investigators
  • Coordinates monthly scientific meetings and scientific review of SPORE glioma and brain cancer research projects and cores
  • Facilitates the transfer of information to the scientific community via professional and public means
  • Administers grant funds, processes Internal Review Board protocols, and ensures compliance with all National Institutes of Health and institutional grant regulations
  • Coordinates internal and external advisory boards
  • Manages the Developmental Research Program and the Career Development Program
  • Facilitates communication among SPORE investigators

Core leadership

The director of the Administrative Core is: