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June 28, 2005 • Volume 2 / Number 26 E-Mail This Document  |  Download PDF  |  Bulletin Archive/Search  |  Subscribe

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Funding Opportunities

Following is a newly released NCI research funding opportunity:
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Diet Induced Changes in Inflammation as Determinants of Colon Cancer
Application Receipt Dates: Oct. 1, 2005;
Feb. 1, June 1, Oct. 1, 2006;
Feb. 1, June 1, Oct. 1, 2007;
Feb. 1 and Jun. 1, 2008

The goal of this PA concept is to foster innovative research that will identify and characterize diet-induced changes in inflammation and colon cancer risk. This PA does not encompass epidemiological studies.

This funding opportunity will use the NIH investigator-initiated research project grants (R01) and exploratory/developmental (R21) award mechanisms. For more information, see Inquiries: Dr. Young S.

For comprehensive information about NCI funding priorities and opportunities, go to

The NIH Roadmap for Medical Research Funding provides a framework of the priorities NIH must address to optimize its research portfolio. It identifies the most compelling opportunities in three main areas: new pathways to discovery, research teams of the future, and re-engineering the clinical research enterprise. For information on additional Roadmap funding opportunities, go to