Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for the Year 2008 and 2009 (P50)

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Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for the Year 2008 and 2009 (P50): -The Organ Systems Branch of the Office of Centers, Training, and Resources, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute, invites grant applications for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in organ-specific cancers.This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) targets applicant institutions with demonstrated ability to conduct translational research in the prevention, etiology, screening, diagnosis, and/or treatment of human cancer.Applications may address cancer in any organ site, but each application must be organ site specific.Examples of organ sites include (but are not limited to) leukemias, lymphomas, myelomas, brain, breast, gastrointestinal (GI) system, genitourinary (GU) system, gynecologic (GYN) system, head & neck, lung, ovary, pancreas, prostate, skin, oral cavity & pharynx, bones, joints, soft tissue, eye & orbit, and endocrine system.Applicants are encouraged to consult with the NCI program staff members regarding the choice of cancer organ site.Translational research, as defined by the NCI, uses knowledge of human biology to develop and test the feasibility of cancer-relevant interventions in humans and/or determines the biological basis for observations made in individuals with cancer or in populations at risk for cancer. -Required components of a SPORE grant application include a minimum of four translational research projects, one or more cores, and developmental research and career development programs.A required core in a SPORE is a human cancer tissue core for the particular organ site that will benefit translational research. -SPOREs are designed to foster extended collaborations in critical areas of research among laboratory and clinical or applied scientists.Every SPORE is expected to have a robust research base in the respective cancer type, good access to patient populations, and substantial commitment from the applicant institution.Inter-SPORE collaborations and collaborations between SPOREs and other NIH programs are strongly encouraged.Each SPORE and the "network" of SPOREs are expected to conduct research that will have the most immediate impact possible on reducing incidence and mortality of human cancer.
Federal Grant Title: Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for the Year 2008 and 2009 (P50)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-08-020
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.121
CFDA Descriptions: Oral Diseases and Disorders Research
Current Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2009
Posted Date: Dec 03, 2008
Creation Date: Dec 03, 2008
Archive Date: Oct 23, 2009
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Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Regional Organizations; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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