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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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Data Management and Sharing Policy Updates and Reminders for Large Budget Grant Applications

August 2021

In October 2020, NIH issued a final policy for data management and sharing, which will require NIH-funded researchers to prospectively submit a plan outlining how scientific data from their research will be managed and shared. This article provides information on the new data sharing policy that will come into effect in 2023 and the current data sharing policies.

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Opportunities in Obesity and Cancer Research

July 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the National Cancer Institute (NCI), funds a broad spectrum of research on obesity. Learn about new NCI obesity-focused funding opportunities, upcoming webinars, and other research resources.

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Enabling Large-Scale Data Collaborations

June 2021

NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) supports a number of resources for facilitating research across the cancer control continuum, including the Cancer Epidemiology Descriptive Cohort Database (CEDCD), the Cohort Metadata Repository (CMR), and the new Project Hub for the NCI Cohort Consortium.

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Six Challenges Announced for Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI)

May 2021

The sixth edition of CAGI challenges will be taking place over the Summer of 2021. One challenge is open and five more will open on June 1, 2021.

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Featured Resource

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 2020 Research Highlights