EGRP News Flash - August 15, 2011
Funding Opportunity for Ethical, Legal, Social Implications of Humane Genome Research
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and several other National Institutes of Health Institutes and Centers (ICs) are participating in the reissuance of a Program Announcement (PA) intended to encourage multi-disciplinary research applications that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of advances in genomic research and technology for individuals, families, communities and society more broadly.
NCI is interested in empirical research that focuses on the ethical, legal and social issues related to heritable cancer syndromes. Study of the psycho-social and behavioral impact on affected individuals, their families and populations and research that takes into consideration the perspectives of diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as children, older adults and people with disabilities is highly desirable. The ultimate goal of this research will be to improve outcomes related to the diagnosis of heritable cancer syndromes.
Standard application submission and receipt dates apply. This PA expires on September 8, 2014.
The NCI contact is EGRP's Laura D. Buccini, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., Program Director, Host Susceptibility Factors Branch.
Access the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts for details: PA-11-250 (R01)