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Tips for Collaboration

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) promotes collaborative research between U.S. and Chinese scientists. Certain funding announcements require U.S. and Chinese investigators to work together to develop applications for joint research projects.

In order to identify an international researcher in a similar field, applicants should be aware of potential partners in their area of research by familiarizing themselves with papers published in international scientific journals.

Chinese researchers who are interested in identifying U.S. counterparts can find information about NCI intramural scientists at Information about  the entire NCI Research Portfolio (intramural scientists and extramural grantees) is available at and information about the entire NIH research portfolio is available at

U.S. researchers who are interested in identifying a Chinese counterpart to apply for RFA-AI-12-021 can visit (available in Chinese only) to identify Chinese investigators who have been funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.