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March 2024 EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News

EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News

AACR 2024 Sessions for Epidemiologists

The 2024 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual MeetingExternal Web Site Policy is taking place in San Diego, California, April 5-10, 2024. To help attendees, the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) has assembled a list of selected presentations by National Cancer Institute (NCI) staff that highlight important resources and topics in cancer epidemiology and genomics, funding opportunities, and grantsmanship. If you are attending the Annual Meeting this year, remember to add these sessions to your AACR Annual Meeting 2024 itineraryExternal Web Site Policy.

Sessions of Interest

View the list below or visit the AACR Annual Meeting website to see lists of NIH/NCI-sponsored sessionsExternal Web Site Policy and population sciences presentationsExternal Web Site Policy that may be of interest.

Meet-the-Expert Sessions

NCI staff will be available at the NCI exhibit booth (#1319) during exhibit hours to answer questions about NCI programs, resources, training, and funding opportunities.

In addition, the exhibit booth will host presentations from NCI scientific staff on specific topics, including the following:

If you would like to meet in person with any EGRP staff attending the meeting, please contact them ahead of time:

The NCI Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) has also prepared a sampling of key documents and information for attendees at this year’s AACR Annual Meeting: For information on activities at the NCI Exhibit Booth and sessions featuring NCI staff and leaders, visit

Funding Opportunities

  • RFA-AG-25-002, Consortium for Palliative Care Research Across the Lifespan (U54, Clinical Trial Optional)
  • RFA-OD-24-012, Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research – Institutional Research Training Program (T32)
  • RFA-OD-24-013, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (K12, Clinical Trial Optional)
  • OTA-24-005, NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem Cloud Workspace Implementation Center (OT2)
  • PAR-24-109, Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Healthcare Systems in Populations with Health Disparities (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
  • PAR-24-144, Support for Research Excellence Award (R16, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PAR-24-145, Support for Research Excellence First Independent Research Award (R16, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-23-189, Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-24-141, NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • NOT-CA-24-030, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Contemporary Modifiable Exposures and Cancer Across the Life Course and Cancer Control Continuum
  • NOT-OD-24-031, NOSI: Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Clinical Trial Optional)
  • NOT-CA-23-037, NOSI: Technology Development for Cancer Control and Population Science Research
  • NOT-CA-24-032, NOSI: Administrative Supplements to Understand Effects of Within-group Heterogeneity on Cancer Control Outcomes in Underrepresented Populations
  • NOT-CA-24-031, NOSI: Validation of Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Tools for Improved Assessment in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
  • NOT-CA-24-035, NOSI: Administrative Supplements for Assessing and Enhancing Survivorship Care
  • NOT-CA-24-037, NOSI: Epidemiologic Studies to Assess the Impact of Incretin Mimetics on New and Recurrent Cancer Risk
  • NOT-RM-24-003, NOSI: Research Supplements to Promote Workforce Diversity and Enhance Utility and Use of Common Fund Datasets
  • NOT-CA-24-033, NOSI: Telehealth Research in Cancer Care
  • NOT-OD-24-058, NOSI: Developing and Testing Multi-level Physical Activity Interventions to Improve Health and Well-Being

Grants Policy Announcements

  • NOT-OD-24-069, Update Related to the Issuance of the FY 2024 NIH Grants Policy Statement
  • NOT-OD-24-067, Guidance for Videos Submitted as NIH Application Materials
  • NOT-OD-24-072, NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office Announces Regional Workshop on Sexual and Gender Minority-Related Health Research

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