Graduate Studies & Research
Holloway Hall

Current Opportunities

Health and Mental Health Programs

DBID: 1511
Category: Health and Mental Health Programs
Program: Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research
Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; National Institutes of Health; National Cancer Institute
Deadline: 6/20/2013
Description: This program supports projects that propose to advance research in cancer etiology and early detection biomarkers, utilizing the advantages of the unique biorepository resources of the NCI-sponsored Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer (PLCO) Screening Trial. The PLCO Biorepository offers high-quality, prospectively collected, serial pre-diagnostic blood samples from the PLCO-screened arm participants, and a onetime collection of buccal cells from the control arm participants.

Letters of intent are requested and due 30 days before the application is due. Applications are due February 20, 2013; June 20, 2013; February 20, 2014; June 20, 2014; February 20, 2015; and June 19, 2015. This notice expires on June 20, 2015.

Solicitation notice
Contact: Claire Zhu
Tel: 301-402-0893
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