Early-life Factors and Cancer Development Later in Life (R03)

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Early-life Factors and Cancer Development Later in Life (R03): The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research focused on the role of early-life factors in cancer development later in life.Given that current emerging evidence from limited research indicates a potentially important role for early-life events and exposures in cancer development, it is necessary to better understand 1) the early-life (maternal-paternal, in utero, birth and infancy, puberty and adolescence, and teenage and young adult years) factors that are associated with later cancer development; 2) how early-life factors mediate biological processes relevant to carcinogenesis; and 3) whether predictive markers for cancer risk based on what happens biologically at early-life can be measured and developed for use in cancer prevention strategies. Markers that predict malignancy or pre-malignant conditions would allow assessment of early-life exposures with relevant outcomes without having to wait 50 years for cancer development. Ultimately, a better mechanistic understanding of how early-life events and exposures contribute to the etiology of cancer later in life will allow for the development of effective interventions during pregnancy or early life that may have a profound impact on cancer prevention.
Federal Grant Title: Early-life Factors and Cancer Development Later in Life (R03)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Environment Health Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-15-124
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.113, 93.393, 93.865
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Health; Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; Child Health and Human Development Extramural Research
Current Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2018
Original Application Deadline: Jan 7, 2018
Posted Date: Feb 26, 2015
Creation Date: Feb 26, 2015
Archive Date: Feb 7, 2018
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: none
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Small businesses
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Independent school districts
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
County governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
City or township governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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