June 2022 EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News

EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News


New Funding Opportunities for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has a long history of supporting cancer epidemiology cohort studies. Research using data from cohort studies has helped identify environmental, behavioral, and genomic factors associated with cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality. Cohort studies have also informed interventions and guidelines to prevent or mitigate the effects of cancer and its treatment. In addition, cohort studies may include a rich resource of data and biospecimen collections from diverse populations. Further information about existing cohorts is available through the Cancer Epidemiology Descriptive Cohort Database.

In April 2022, NCI published two new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) that will support cancer epidemiology cohorts.

NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) held a pre-application webinar on April 27, 2022, and a recording of the event is availableExternal Web Site Policy. The webinar provided an overview of the two FOAs by Drs. Tram Kim Lam and Joanne Elena, who also answered questions from the research community. Investigators interested in the FOAs are encouraged to contact Dr. Lam for questions about PAR-22-161 and Dr. Elena for questions about PAR-22-162.

EGRP’s website has additional information for investigators interested in submitting grant applications for PAR-22-161 or PAR-22-162, specifically guidance on the timeline for pre-submission meetings, required pre-submission documents, and the submission dates through the expiration of these FOAs on March 1, 2025.

Funding Opportunities

  • RFA-CA-22-027, Research to Understand and Address the Survivorship Needs of Individuals Living with Advanced Cancer (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Note: There will be a pre-application webinar on June 22, 2022. See NOT-CA-22-087 for more details.
  • RFA-RM-22-021, NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5, Clinical Trial Optional)
  • RFA-RM-22-020, NIH Directors Transformative Research Awards (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
  • PAR-22-161, Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts: Building the Next Generation of Research Cohorts  (U01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PAR-22-162, Research Opportunities in Established Cancer Epidemiology Cohort Studies (U01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health
  • PAR-22-187, NCI Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PAR-22-188, NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PHS 2022-2 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications
    • PA-22-176 (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • PA-22-177 (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Required)
  • PHS 2022-2 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications
    • PA-22-178 (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • PA-22-179 (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Required)
  • OTA-21-015HExternal Web Site Policy, Clinical Trials for the Prevention and/or Treatment of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection
  • OTA-22-006, Research Opportunity Announcement: NIH All of Us Engagement, Communications, and Enrollment Partnerships
    • Note: There will be a pre-submission webinar on June 27, 2022. See this NIH announcement for details and to register.
  • NOT-CA-22-085, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Basic Mechanisms of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Action in Cancer
  • NOT-CA-22-083, NOSI: Technologies and Informatics Tools for Cancer Metabolomics
  • NOT-OD-22-106, NOSI: Increasing Uptake of Evidence-Based Screening in Diverse Populations Across the Lifespan
  • NOT-CA-22-038, NOSI: Dissemination and Implementation Science for Cancer Prevention and Control in Low Resource Environments
  • NOT-ES-22-006, NOSI: Climate Change and Health
  • NOT-PM-22-002, NOSI: Administrative Supplements to Advance Precision Medicine Using the All of Us Research Programs Data

Requests for Information

  • Request for Public Comments on DRAFT Supplemental Information to the NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing: Protecting Privacy When Sharing Human Research Participant Data (NOT-OD-22-131, responses requested by June 27, 2022)
  • Inviting Comments and Suggestions on the Development of a Prize Competition for Institutional Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (NOT-OD-22-109, responses requested by July 28, 2022)
  • Promoting Equity in Global Health Research (NOT-TW-22-001, responses requested by August 1, 2022)

Grants Policy Notices

  • Updated Requirements for NIH Notification of Removal or Disciplinary Action Involving Program Directors/Principal Investigators or other Senior/Key Personnel (NOT-OD-22-129)
  • June 2022 Updated eRA RPPR Module and Instruction Guide: Action Required for In-Progress Budget Forms (NOT-OD-22-130)
  • Clarification and Guidance for Applicants Preparing Applications for the Summer 2022 Due Dates During the COVID-19 Pandemic (NOT-OD-22-112)
  • Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY 2022 (NOT-OD-22-117)
  • Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: January 2023 Councils (NOT-OD-22-113)
  • NIH Center for Scientific Review will be revising the Epidemiology and Population Sciences Study Sections after the Summer 2022 review meetings. More information

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