Hourglass Integrative Therapies Cancer Research Award

The objective of the Hourglass Integrative Therapies Cancer Research Awards is to support innovative and interdisciplinary clinical research that focuses on the use of integrative (complementary) therapies to improve symptom management or health outcomes of adults or children diagnosed with cancer.

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Grant program contacts

Application process, requirements, eligibility:
Jessica Raines-Jones
Research Development Coordinator
612-624-8679
mccgrant@umn.edu

Applicability of research should be directed to:
Douglas Yee, MD
yeexx006@umn.edu

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD
kreit003@umn.edu

Grantees

2019
Impact of Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery on Stress and Endothelial Function in Post-menopausal Breast Cancer Survivors Using Aromatase Inhibitors
Anne Blaes, MS, MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation 
Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
2017

Impact of Mind-Body Practices in an Online Community of Caring (CaringBridge) on Health Outcomes
Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN, Center for Spirituality & Healing, Academic Health Center

Roni Evans, PhD, DC, MS, Center for Spirituality & Healing, Academic Health Center
2012

Feasibility & Acceptability of an Active Music Making Method with BMT Patients and Their Parents
Annie Heiderscheit, PhD, Center for Spirituality and Healing, Health Sciences

2011

Cancer and Mindfulness-based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) after Chemotherapy
Anne Blaes, MD, Department of Medicine, Medical School