Aging, Cancer-Initiating Cells, and Cancer Development (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Organization
NIH
Type
NIH
Application or LOI Due Date
09-27-2020
Number
RFA-CA-20-040
Comments
LOI due 9/27/20 for application deadline of 10/27/20
Brief Description

Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute on Aging (NIA) will promote research to advance the understanding of the mechanistic factors and cellular interactions during aging that contribute to cancer initiation. Collaborations are strongly encouraged between scientists in the fields of aging biology and cancer biology. Applications should address key questions regarding how hallmarks of aging that lead to impaired cellular activities (metabolic alterations, proteostasis, epigenetic changes, and DNA repair) and alterations in the microenvironment (inflammation and immunosenescence) contribute to the development and outgrowth of cancer-initiating cells.