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Funding Opportunities

Following is a newly released NCI research funding opportunity:

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CAM at Minority or Health Disparities Research Centers

Letter of Intent Receipt Dates: Oct. 14, 2005;
Oct. 16, 2006; Oct. 15, 2007

Application Receipt Dates: Nov. 14, 2005;
Nov. 14, 2006; Nov. 14, 2007

The purpose of this solicitation is to stimulate research that will enhance the understanding of the mechanisms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) interventions and increase the knowledge base regarding the potential role of CAM practices, including traditional indigenous medicine practices, in reducing and eliminating health disparities.

This funding opportunity will use the R21 award mechanism. For more information see

Inquiries: Dr. Sharon Ross -

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