Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01)

| Interdisciplinary Research Funding



United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)



Upper  275,000 USD

The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Applications may request up to $250,000 direct cost per year. The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum period is 5 years.



This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic, mechanistic research into the biological/genetic causes of cancer health disparities. These research project grants (R01) will support innovative studies designed to investigate biological/genetic bases of cancer disparities, such as (1) mechanistic studies of biological factors associated with cancer disparities, including those related to basic research in cancer biology or cancer prevention intervention strategies, (2) the development and testing of new methodologies and models, and (3) secondary data analyses. This FOA is also designed to aid and facilitate the growth of a nationwide cohort of scientists with a high level of basic research expertise in cancer health disparities research who can expand available resources and tools, such as biospecimens, cell lines and methods that are necessary to conduct basic research in cancer health disparities.


Upcoming Deadlines

17 Nov 2015 (Confirmed) – Application (Sponsor deadline – required)


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