Environmental Epidemiology

The Environmental Epidemiology Branch in NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program promotes and supports epidemiologic research on modifiable risk factors and cancer in diverse populations to inform and advance the prevention and control of cancer.


Research areas include:

  • climate change
  • geospatial approaches in cancer control and population sciences
  • infectious agents and co-infections and cancer
  • lifestyle factors
  • physical and chemical agents
  • social and built environment

Program Directors

Investigators seeking grant funding for environmental epidemiology projects are encouraged to contact the scientific staff in the Environmental Epidemiology Branch (EEB) with questions.

EEB Program Directors

Featured Funding Opportunities

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Interest Areas

Learn more about EEB’s interests in the following areas, relevant funding opportunity announcements, related EGRP events, and staff contacts.

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