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DF/HCC Announcements

August 30, 2007

UMass Boston Fast Track Nursing PhD Program

DF/HCC and UMass Boston announce a training and mentorship program that will prepare under-represented minority PhD Nursing students for a focus in health policy targeted to cancer nursing care and health disparities. Full...[more]


August 30, 2007

Conference: Dissemination Research Forum to Promote Cancer Prevention: Methodological Challenges and Approaches.

October 31, 2007 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Boston, MAInvestigators affiliated with the co-sponsor groups and their  interested community partners.  We are inviting researchers interested in dissemination research...[more]


August 20, 2007

NIH Regional Consultation Meetings on Peer Review: Presentation ideas due 8/31

The NIH has formed the Peer Review Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), one of whose functions is to seek advice from the scientific community on all aspects of the peer review process. One approach...[more]


August 13, 2007

NCI's Robert T. Croyle, PhD, to speak to the Harvard Medical Community

On September 12, Robert T. Croyle, PhD, Director of the Division of Cancer Control and Populations Sciences at NCI, will speak to the Harvard Medical Community from 12:00-1:15 p.m. on the topic of "Current Challenges in...


July 30, 2007

New DF/HCC SPORE

Just funded this month, the new DF/HCC Gastrointestinal Cancers SPORE will lead to greater cohesion in the Gastrointestinal Malignancies Program, spark new RO1, PO1, and DOD grants, foster innovative ideas in GI cancer research,...[more]


July 30, 2007

New or renewed collaborative grants

Despite current funding constraints, the NIH continues to award funding to a number of DF/HCC research initiatives. Recently, these awards included one program project grant (P01) and one Specialized Center Grant (P50). For more...[more]


July 06, 2007

Request for Information: NIH System to Support Biomedical and Behavioral Research and Peer Review

The NIH is seeking comments regarding NIH’s support of biomedical and behavioral research, including peer review, with the goal of examining the current system to optimize its efficiency and effectiveness. The NIH is especially...[more]


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