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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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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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NIH & NCI-Funded Genomics Datasets for Secondary Analysis

May 2022

NIH and NCI have made significant investments in the generation of large-scale genomic data. Learn more about datasets from the Genetic Associations and Mechanisms in Oncology (GAME-ON) initiative and the NIH All of Us Research Program.

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Consortia-Based Analyses Made Easy: Introducing COMETS Analytics

April 2022

COMETS Analytics is a free, publicly available online tool designed to run standardized and reproducible consortium-based analyses. This tool was designed with metabolomics in mind, but it can also be used to perform non-metabolomics analyses.

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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