Spotlight on Scientists

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NCI-supported cancer researchers and scientists—working in medical research institutions and laboratories across the United States and on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campuses in Maryland—drive the science that leads to progress against cancer and improves the lives of people affected by cancer.

Profiles in Cancer Research

Written profiles highlighting the work of NCI and NCI-funded researchers, clinicians, and others who contribute to cancer research.

Video Stories

NCI scientists, from postdoctoral fellows to principal investigators, discuss various topics including their personal backgrounds, how they came to be in the field of cancer research, their current projects, and a look to the future of medical oncology.

NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Recipients

Learn how these investigators' projects aim to break new ground in biomedical, behavioral, and clinical cancer research.

MERIT Award Criteria

The criteria for the MERIT Award (R37) program which provides a means to recognize the most outstanding R01 applications from superior researchers.