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November 2017 E-NewsletterExternal Web Site Policy
  • Links to grants resource presentations from 2017 New Grantee Workshop
  • Overview of NIH's definition of a clinical trial and how related policies may affect human subjects research studies
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Archived Newsletters

Date Published Article Title Category Keywords
October 2017 2017 Overview and Highlights for Cancer Control Research Now AvailableExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News;Research Highlights Scientific Priorities, DCCPS
October 2017 Applying for Grant Funding? Answers to Questions about NIH Priorities, Funded Projects, & MoreExternal Web Site Policy Grantsmanship Portfolio, RePORT, RePORTER, Funded Projects
October 2017 Calling All Former DCCPS Fellows: Connect with Us on LinkedInExternal Web Site Policy Fellowships LinkedIm, Fellows, DCCPS
October 2017 Call for Applications: Biospecimen Data from Longitudinal Study of Tobacco Use BehaviorsExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Biospecimens, PATH Study
September 2017 Leadership Changes in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research ProgramExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Leadership, Associate Director
September 2017 Enhanced Data Sharing to Accelerate Progress in Cancer ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Data Sharing, U4C, Up for a Challenge, Cancer Epidemiology Prize Competition
August 2017 What's New: A Must-Read for Investigators with Large (>$500K) Grant ApplicationsExternal Web Site Policy Grantsmanship Applications, ARAs, FAQ
August 2017 New Publications Highlight Opportunities and Challenges for Gene-Environment Interaction ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources GXE, Environmental
July 2017 Frequently Asked Questions Related to Submitting Grant ApplicationsExternal Web Site Policy Grantsmanship Applications, Submissions, FAQ, Grants
July 2017 Upcoming Cancer Moonshot Funding OpportunitiesExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Moonshot
July 2017 Exploring the Role of Body Composition in Cancer OutcomesExternal Web Site Policy Events Muscle, Body Composition, Sarcopenia, Risk, Prognosis, Survivors, Outcomes, CTEB
June 2017 Collaboration Made Easier: the NCIP HubExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Collaboration, Data Sharing, NCIP, Informatics
June 2017 Bioethics Issues for Cancer ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources;Events Bioethics, GEB, Biospecimens
May 2017 Sending an Email to an NIH Employee? Read This Important Announcement!External Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Email
May 2017 Rigor and Reproducibility in NIH Grant ApplicationsExternal Web Site Policy Policy Grantsmanship, Rigor, Reproducibility, Transparency, Grant, Applications
May 2017 Introducing the Newest Version of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)External Web Site Policy Research Resources Healthy Eating Index, HEI, Nutrition, Dietary Assessment
April 2017 Funding opportunities and resources for cancer epidemiology studiesExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources;Funding Opportunities Cohort Studies, CEDR
April 2017 An important reminder about allowable materials in the appendix of a grant applicationExternal Web Site Policy Research Policy Grantsmanship, Grant, Applications, Appendix
April 2017 Epidemiology-themed haiku from EGRP staff, in honor of National Poetry MonthExternal Web Site Policy NIH/NCI/DCCPS News Poetry, Haiku
March 2017 16 sessions of interest to epidemiologists attending the 2017 American Association of Cancer Research Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy Events AACR
March 2017 7 questions relevant to epidemiology research in the latest funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) from NCI's Provocative Questions InitiativeExternal Web Site Policy Funding Opportunities Provacative Questions, PQ
February 2017 Improving Genotype-Phenotype PredictionsExternal Web Site Policy EGRP Grantees Data Sharing, Challenges, GEB, Genetic Epidemiology
February 2017 New Resource Helps Researchers Choose the Best Measures for Childhood Obesity StudiesExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Measures Registry, Dietary Assessment, Physical Activity Assessment, NCCOR, RFAB
February 2017 Did You Know? Some Changes to Your Grant May Require Prior ApprovalExternal Web Site Policy Research Resources Grantsmanship, Prior Approval, Change in Scope, Transferring Institutions, Change in Key Personnel, Unobligated Balances, Re-budgeting
January 2017 Research Highlights from EGRP GranteesExternal Web Site Policy EGRP Grantees Research Results, Grantees, Research Highlights
January 2017 How Can NCI's Genomic Data Commons and Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots Foster Data Sharing and Advance Cancer Research?External Web Site Policy Research Resources Genomic Data Sharing, Genomic Data Commons, GDC, Genomics Cloud Pilots, The Cancer Genome Atlas, TCGA
December 2016 2016 Year in ReviewExternal Web Site Policy Year in Review Cures Act, Webinars, Cancer Moonshot, Funding Opportunities, Events, Research Resources
November 2016 NCI Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting Focuses on New Technologies & Policies Influencing Cancer Epidemiology StudiesExternal Web Site Policy Events Cohorts, Consortia
November 2016 Play an Essential Role in Scientific Progress - Become an NIH Peer ReviewerExternal Web Site Policy Policy Peer Review, Grantsmanship
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

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