News From the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News

EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News is a monthly e-newsletter with information regarding funding opportunities related to cancer epidemiology, grantsmanship issues, research resources, and other relevant news.


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Upcoming Grant Changes from 2023 NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing

September 2022

On January 25, 2023, a new NIH policy for data management and sharing will come into effect for any NIH-funded research that will generate scientific data, regardless of the research grant budget size. Learn about information and resources available to the research community and ways to stay informed as additional information becomes available.

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Large Budget (≥$500K) Grant Application Updates

August 2022

Investigators planning to submit a grant application with a budget of $500,000 or more in subtotal direct costs in any one year to the NIH must obtain approval in the form of an Awaiting Receipt of Application (ARA) before submitting their application to NIH’s Center for Scientific Review. The August newsletter includes important information regarding submission timelines and the process for investigators planning to submit a large budget grant application to NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP).

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Call for Nominations: Candidate Variants Sought for Functional Assessment

July 2022

In recent decades, many genomic regions associated with the risk of developing cancer have been identified. A critical next step is to understand how these genomic variants impact disease risk. Read more about how NIH resources for functional genomics are aiming to provide a clearer understanding of disease mechanisms.

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New Funding Opportunities for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts

June 2022

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has a long history of supporting cancer epidemiology cohort studies. In April 2022, NCI published two new funding opportunity announcements that will support new and established cancer epidemiology cohort studies.

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Research Highlights

EGRP Research Highlights

Each year, the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program publishes a Research Highlights list to showcase a selection of recent publications resulting from research projects in the EGRP grant portfolio.

View the 2021 Research Highlights