OCRF & Ovarian Cancer National Alliance are now one strong, united, inspiring voice!
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA) have led the way in advocacy, research and support for patients and their families for over 22 years. As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families. Read the exciting news!


Our Grantees

Our researchers, who come from institutions across the United States, are all committed to improving the lives of women with ovarian cancer.

Program Project Development Grant
Launched in 2004, this research program provides funds for large ovarian cancer research projects that involve several investigators within one institution or collaborations between groups in multiple institutions.

Liz Tilberis Early Career Award
Launched in December 2000, the Liz Tilberis Early Career Award (formerly called the Liz Tilberis Scholars Award) is for junior faculty with a strong commitment to a career in ovarian cancer research.  The program honors OCRF’s late president, Liz Tilberis.

Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award
The Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award (formerly the Ann Schreiber Research Training Programs of Excellence Award) provides funding for trainees who are working under the supervision of a mentor who is a recognized leader in the field of ovarian cancer research. This grant is named in honor of Ann Schreiber, in whose memory OCRF was founded.

Individual Investigator Award
From 1998 – 2007, OCRF offered grants though the Individual Investigator Awards Program to advance outstanding researchers early in their careers whose projects focus on early detection, screening, and basic translational research.

Researcher Profiles

Want to get to know our researchers better?  Click here to read in-depths Q&As and stories about some of the scientists we have funded.