The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Cancer Prevention and Etiology (U01)

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The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Cancer Prevention and Etiology (U01): This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, (NCCAM), at the National Institutes of Health, encourages the submission of grant applications that characterize the effects of microbially generated metabolites of dietary components on host cell biology. Specifically, this FOA seeks to characterize microbially generated metabolites and better understand their molecular mechanisms of action that affect host cell proliferative/apoptotic responses, cytokine production, inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects. This FOA will also encourage the conduct of human intervention studies that identify inter-individual variability among various racial and ethnic groups in the production of bacterial metabolites and determine their efficacy in cancer prevention. This research is necessary to better understand the role of dietary components in cancer etiology, prevention, and cancer health disparities to identify who might benefit from specific dietary recommendations and who might be placed at risk. One of the goals of this program will be to facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations among scientists engaged in nutrition, cancer prevention, cancer cell biology research, and cancer disparities research with those conducting studies with gut microorganisms. All applications must include multiple principle investigators with different areas of expertise such as microbiology, nutrition, cancer biology, analytical chemistry, or genetics. In addition, all investigators will be required to attend annual meetings with NIH personnel. Investigators may use either clinical or preclinical approaches.
Federal Grant Title: The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Cancer Prevention and Etiology (U01)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-11-152
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.213
CFDA Descriptions: Research and Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Current Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2012
Posted Date: Mar 15, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 15, 2011
Archive Date: Dec 16, 2012
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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: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Foreign (non-U.S.) components on applications submitted by U.S. Organizations are allowed.
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