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Funding Opportunities

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Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Large Pragmatic Studies to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes - Winter 2015 Cycle 

Federal Grants

  • Bridging the Gap Between Cancer Mechanisms and Population Science
    • PAR-13-081 (U01)
    • Next Letter of Intent due May 17th, 2015 and the application is due June 17th, 2015
  • Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival
  • Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity 
  • Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation 
  • Testing Intervention for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity
  • Developing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity
  • National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications 
  • Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Prognosis and Survival
  • Obesity policy Evaluation Research
  • Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment
    • PAR-12-198 (R01)
      • Next new applications due February 5th, 2015
    • PAR-12-197 (R21)
      • Next new applications due February 16th, 2015
  • Translating Basic Behavioral and Social Science Discoveries into Interventions to Improve Health-Related Behaviors

Upcoming Events

December 12, 2014
Energy Balance Journal Club
Obesity and oral health, Is there an implication for cancer prevention and survival? 
Dr. Irene Tami-Maury
12:00-1:00 p.m.
FCT3 (rms 2 and 7)
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January 8, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
FXR in intestine-liver cross talk 
Dr. Grace Guo (Host: Doug Burrin, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 15, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Plant-based miRNAs in Consumers: The Varieties of Dietary Experiences 
Dr. Kendal Hirschi
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 22, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Muscle mitochondrial energetics in weight loss resistant obesity in mice and humans 
Dr. Mary-Ellen Harper (Host: Qiang Tong, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 29, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
A novel chemopreventive strategy based on production of therapeutic microRNAs in plants 
Dr. Vicki Vance (Host: Kendal Hirschi, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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