Diet, Dna Methylation and Other Epigenetic Events, and Cancer Prevention

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Diet, Dna Methylation and Other Epigenetic Events, and Cancer Prevention: The NCI and the ODS invite applications for new R01 and R21 grants which are focused on research leading to the elucidation of mechanism(s) by which dietary factors influence epigenetic processes as well as increasing the understanding of these processes in cancer prevention. The approach is to encourage collaboration between nutrition and epigenetic /DNA methylation experts to study bioactive food components with cancer preventative properties, and to examine key epigenetic events in cancer processes (i.e., carcinogen metabolism, cell division, differentiation, apoptosis) so that investigators can begin to establish linkages between epigenetics, methylation pattern, and tumor incidence/behavior. It is anticipated that the information gained will provide guidance for the development of dietary intervention strategies for cancer prevention. In addition to the present announcement, the NCI and the ODS announce a related initiative about diet, DNA methylation and other epigenetic events, and cancer prevention utilizing an additional funding mechanism: Competing Supplements for existing NCI awardees (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-02-175.html) which can extend the goals of active grants to include studies related to the impact of diet and nutrition on epigenetic events. Contact individuals listed under "INQUIRIES" of this RFA for further information.
Federal Grant Title: Diet, Dna Methylation and Other Epigenetic Events, and Cancer Prevention
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-CA-03-016
Type of Funding: Grant
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Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2003
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2002
Creation Date: Apr 17, 2003
Archive Date: Apr 17, 2003
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Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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