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Archived Newsletters

Date Published Article Title Category Keywords
October 2016 Developing Innovative Approaches for Identification of Breast Cancer Susceptibility GenesExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News U4C, Innovation, Challenges, GEB
October 2016 Sharing Insights on Understudied Groups in Cancer Epidemiology ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Events Transgender, Understudied Populations
October 2016 Learn More About EGRP's Upcoming Events!External Web Site Policy Events Genetic Sequencing, Cohort Consortium, HPV, Physical Activity, Germline and Somatic Mutations
September 2016 Promoting Research to Address the Needs of Cancer SurvivorsExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Precision Medicine, Survivors, Survivorship, CTEB
September 2016 What Is a Scientific Review Officer and How Can They Help You?External Web Site Policy Research Resources Scientific Review Officer, Grantsmanship
August 2016 The Role of the NIH (and EGRP) in Microbiome ResearchExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Microbiome, HMP, Human Microbiome Project
August 2016 Funding Opportunities for Next-Generation Cancer TechnologiesExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Small Business Innovation Research, SBIR, Contracts
August 2016 Fellowship and Career Development Awards in Cancer ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Fellowship Training
July 2016 Spotlight on Cancer-Related Health Disparities and Equity ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Highlights Health Disparities
July 2016 A Hub for Cancer Informatics ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Informatics, NCIP Hub
July 2016 Register by August 31 for Conference on Geospatial Approaches to Cancer Control and Population SciencesExternal Web Site Policy Events Geospatial, GIS, Conference
July 2016 Save-the-Date: September 12 Symposium Celebrates Winners of Breast Cancer Genetic Epidemiology Prize CompetitionExternal Web Site Policy Events U4C, Prize Competition, Webinar
June 2016 Understanding Adducts to Address Cancer Prevention, Detection, and RisksExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Environmental Health
June 2016 Does the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy Apply to Your Study?External Web Site Policy Research Policy GDS, Genomics, Data Sharing
June 2016 Reserve Your Space in Our Upcoming Events!External Web Site Policy Events TEAM, ASA24, U4C, Infectious Agents, Webinar, Dietary Assessment, Methods, Challenges
May 2016 Should I Attend an NIH Regional Seminar? An EGRP Program Director's PerspectiveExternal Web Site Policy Events Grantsmanship, Funding Opportunities
May 2016 Spotlight: EGRP's Environmental Epidemiology BranchExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News EEB
May 2016 Using Social Media to Keep Up with Science News, Events, and ColleaguesExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Social Media
April 2016 NCI Launches a Platform to Submit Research Ideas for Cancer Moonshot InitiativeExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Moonshot, Innovation
April 2016 SEER Releases New Cancer Statistics Review, Data, and Updates to Researcher ToolsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources SEER, Database
April 2016 New Mobile-Friendly Version of Dietary Assessment Tool Collects Both Recalls and Food RecordsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources ASA24, RFAB, Dietary Assessment
March 2016 New NCI Provocative Questions Initiative Funding Opportunity AnnouncementsExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities PQ, R01, R21
March 2016 Must-See Sessions for Epidemiologists at the 2016 AACR Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy Events AACR
March 2016 Fostering Virtual Scientific Discussions with WebinarsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources
February 2016 What Is an NCI Program Director and How Can They Help You?External Web Site Policy Research Resources Grantsmanship
February 2016 Dr. Gary Ellison Named Chief of Environmental Epidemiology BranchExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Leadership, EEB
February 2016 New Collaborations Aim to Overcome Challenges in Population-Based Metabolite ProfilingExternal Web Site Policy Events Metabolomics, Consortia, Events, GEB
January 2016 Large-Budget Grant Applications Require 8 Weeks Advance Notice Before SubmissionExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy ARA, Large Budget Grant Applications
January 2016 NIH's Genomic Data Sharing Policy: Making Sense of Changing Informed Consent RequirementsExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Genomic Data Sharing, Consent, Common Rule, GEB
January 2016 2015 Research Highlights from Our GranteesExternal Web Site Policy Research Highlights Research Results, Grantees, Research Highlights
December 2015 The Year 2015 in Review: Key Initiatives, Events, and Publications from NCI's EGRPExternal Web Site Policy Year in Review Leadership, Events, Portfolio, Funding Opportunities, Events, Staff Publications, U4C, Research Resources, Survey
November 2015 Funding Opportunities for NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort ProgramExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Precision Medicine Initiative, Cohort Studies
November 2015 Spotlight on Dietary and Physical Activity Assessment: Tools & ResourcesExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Dietary Assessment, Physical Activity Assessment, RFAB
November 2015 NCI Omnibus R21 Funding Expires: What Now?External Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities R21
October 2015 EGRP Leadership TransitionsExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Leadership
October 2015 Reminder of Budget and Data-Sharing Requirements for Large-Budget Grant ApplicationsExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy ARA, Large Budget Applications
September 2015 Improving Protections for Human Research SubjectsExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Consent, Common Rule
September 2015 Think Tank Generates Ideas and Opportunities for Improving Research on Understudied PopulationsExternal Web Site Policy Events Understudied Populations
August 2015 NCI Needs Your Input to Improve Biospecimen ResourcesExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Biospecimens
August 2015 How Can Prize Competitions Advance Cancer Genomics ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities U4C, Innovation, Challenges, GEB
July 2015 Registration Open for EGRP Symposium on Precision Cancer ScreeningExternal Web Site Policy Events Cancer Screening, CTEB, Event
July 2015 EGRP Fellowships Help Train the Next Generation of Epidemiologists and Public Health ProfessionalsExternal Web Site Policy Fellowship CRTAs
June 2015 New Meta-Analysis Resource Helps Cancer Epidemiologists Grasp the State of the ScienceExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database
June 2015 NCI Seeks Answers to Perplexing Scientific Questions in Cancer ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Provacative Questions, R01, R21
May 2015 Cancer and Emergency Medicine Workshop: Setting a Research AgendaExternal Web Site Policy Events Events
May 2015 Closing Out NIH Grants: What Investigators Need to KnowExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Grantsmanship
April 2015 Changes for the Division of Cancer Control and Population SciencesExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Internal NCI News
April 2015 Coming Soon: NCI Prize Competition to Stimulate Innovation in Breast Cancer Genetic EpidemiologyExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Challenges
March 2015 Must-See Sessions for Epidemiologists at the 2015 AACR Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, AACR Roundup
March 2015 Cancer Epidemiology Descriptive Cohort Database Debuts to Encourage Collaboration and Data SharingExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Cohorts
February 2015 Tell EGRP What You ThinkExternal Web Site Policy Survey Survey
February 2015 New Tool Guides of Dietary Assessment InstrumentsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Dietary Assessment
January 2015 Research HighlightsExternal Web Site Policy Research Highlights Research Results, Grantees, Research Highlights
January 2015 Funding Opportunities for Innovative Technologies to Prevent, Diagnose, and Treat CancerExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities SBIR, STTR
December 2014 The Year 2014 in Review: Key Initiatives, Events, and Publications from NCI's EGRPExternal Web Site Policy Year in Review Leadership, Events, Portfolio, Funding Opportunities, Events, Staff Publications, Research Resources, Year in Review
November 2014 Transforming Health Systems to Optimize Individual and Population HealthExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Internal NCI News, Implementation Science
November 2014 New Webinar Series for Scientists to Share Lessons and Knowledge for Next-Generation SequencingExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Genomic Sequencing
November 2014 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting, December 10-12, Tackles Important Scientific Questions and OpportunitiesExternal Web Site Policy Events Event, Cohorts
October 2014 Social Media for Scientists: Keeping Up With NIH News and ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Social Media
October 2014 Post-Approval Drug Safety Studies: Methodological Considerations for Evaluating Cancer Risks Associated With the Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological ProductsExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Clinical Epidemiology, CTEB
October 2014 Diet and Cancer: Where Do We Stand?External Web Site Policy Events Events, Dietary Assessment
August 2014 New Features in the Cancer Genomics and Epidemiology Navigator DatabaseExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Genomics
August 2014 Workshops Focus on Barriers and Opportunities for Data Sharing and Data HarmonizationExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Data Sharing
August 2014 Open Funding Opportunities for Research and Training Hubs in Low- and Middle-Income CountriesExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Global Health
July 2014 The What and Why of the NIH Public Access PolicyExternal Web Site Policy Policy Data Sharing
July 2014 Exploring the Use of Multiple Assays to Uncover the Role of Inflammation in CancerExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Genomic Sequencing
July 2014 New Webinar Series Begins in August; Focuses on Advancing Methods for Transforming Epidemiology ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Methods
June 2014 CRTA Fellowships in EGRP: Making Important Scientific ContributionsExternal Web Site Policy Fellowship CRTAs
June 2014 Expanding Cancer Outcomes Research in Cohort StudiesExternal Web Site Policy Events CTEB
May 2014 Recommendations for Transforming the Practice of Epidemiology in the 21st Century: An UpdateExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Internal NCI News
April 2014 New Features to Controlled Access of dbGaP DatasetsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Genomics
April 2014 Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) OpportunitiesExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Big Data
April 2014 NIH Announces Updates to Policy for Application SubmissionExternal Web Site Policy Policy Grantsmanship
March 2014 What Is an NCI Program Director and How Can They Help You?External Web Site Policy Research Resources Grantsmanship
March 2014 8 Must-See Sessions for Epidemiologists at the 2014 AACR Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, AACR Roundup
February 2014 Announcing New Features for NCI-Sponsored Catalogue of Genetic Simulation SoftwareExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Genomics, SRP
February 2014 2013 in Review: Key Initiatives, Events, and Publications Sponsored by NCI's Epidemiology and Genomics Research ProgramExternal Web Site Policy Year in Review Leadership, Events, Portfolio, Funding Opportunities, Events, Staff Publications, Research Resources, Year in Review
December 2013 Two Biospecimen Resources Are Now Accepting Proposals for CollaborationExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Biospecimens, Collaboration, HSFB
December 2013 Meeting of NCI Cohort Consortium Members Focuses on Leveraging Existing Resources to Accelerate DiscoveryExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Consortia
December 2013 The Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program's 10th Anniversary and Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Consortia, Breast Cancer
December 2013 Network Formed to Discover New Cancer Susceptibility VariantsExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Genomics, Consortia
November 2013 New Geographic Information Systems and Science Tools for Cancer Prevention and ControlExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources GIS
November 2013 NCI Workshop Investigates Use of Existing Biospecimen Resources for Early Cancer DetectionExternal Web Site Policy Events Events, Biospecimens
November 2013 What Do You Think of NIH's Draft Genomic Data Sharing Policy?External Web Site Policy Research Policy Data Sharing, Genomics
November 2013 EGRP Launches Searchable Online Database for Cancer Epidemiology and Genomics ResearchersExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Genomics
September 2013 NCI Issues New Scientific Questions for Provocative Questions InitiativeExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Provacative Questions, R01, R21
September 2013 Where to Turn for Answers to Grants-Related QuestionsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Grantsmanship
September 2013 Got Cancer Genomics Data? Help NCI's Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots Program Understand Epidemiologists' Big Data NeedsExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Genomics, Big Data
August 2013 Grant Award Renewal Funding Contingent Upon Public Access to NIH-Funded PublicationsExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Data Sharing, Grantsmanship
August 2013 New Cancer Data Access System (CDAS) Includes Data from NLST and PLCO TrialsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, Clinical Trials
August 2013 Prior Approval Needed to Modify Aims and Approaches in NCI-Funded StudiesExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Grantsmanship
July 2013 Data Available for Research Use: Public Concern about Environmental ExposuresExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Behavioral Health, Environmental Health
July 2013 Large-Budget Grant Applications Require 8 Weeks Advance Notice Before SubmissionExternal Web Site Policy Policy ARA, Large Budget Grant Applications
July 2013 Cancer Data and Statistical Tools for ResearchersExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Database, SEER
June 2013 Translating Research Findings into Educational ToolkitsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources BCERP, Public Health
June 2013 Help Us Help You! Pop-Up Survey Collects Information to Improve EGRP's WebsiteExternal Web Site Policy Survey Survey
June 2013 Cancer Research Without Borders: Cancer Epidemiology and Global HealthExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Webpage
June 2013 Now Available: Examples of Successful Cancer Epidemiology Grant ApplicationsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Grantsmanship
May 2013 Research HighlightsExternal Web Site Policy Research Highlights Research Results, Grantees, Research Highlights
May 2013 Special Journal Series: Cancer Epidemiology in the 21st CenturyExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Journal Series
May 2013 We've MovedExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News NCI Shady Grove Move
May 2013 EGRP Hosts Meeting on Cancer Treatment-Related CardiotoxicityExternal Web Site Policy Events Cardiotoxicities, Events, CTEB
May 2013 International Collaboration of Consortia Links New DNA Regions to Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate CancersExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Consortia, Genomics
May 2013 EGRP International Conference Focuses on Isocyanates and HealthExternal Web Site Policy Events Environmental, Isocyanates, EEB, Events
April 2013 Genetic Simulation Resources Website: New NCI Resource Allows Researchers to Find and Compare Simulation Software ProgramsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Genetic Simulation Resource, GEB
April 2013 Strategic Planning for the Future of Epidemiology Research: Recommendations from 2012 Trends in 21st Century Epidemiology WorkshopExternal Web Site Policy Events Strategic Planning, Events, OAD
April 2013 Communications Survey: We Asked, You AnsweredExternal Web Site Policy Survey Survey

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