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What do NCI program directors do? How can they help you throughout the process? Read an explainer from : Meet BRP’s program directors:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) 11h
A new blog post discusses a study that suggests that the could be protecting some men from getting HPV infections of the throat through herd immunity:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 12
Want to support external researchers, develop funding opportunities, conduct and share your own studies, and much more as part of our and Informatics Research Branch? Submit a letter of interest in being a Program Director today:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 12
A new blog post features multiple resources for career development (K) awards including current opportunities, FAQs, guidance on clarifying percent effort, and more:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 11
Missed a webinar from and ? Go to to learn about: -Dyadic data analysis -Alcohol and cancer risk -Updated data resources And more!
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 11
Save the date! On Dec. 6, join for the Annual Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. The event will highlight recently funded research and is an excellent scientific networking opportunity. Learn more and register:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 11
Read what Behavioral Research Program staff and grantees have been up to, and about our current and opportunities, events, resources, and more, in our fall newsletter:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 10
Save the date! Join the and Dec. 4-6 in Arlington, VA for the 12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. Learn more and register:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 10
Tomi Akinyemiju PhD, an early-stage investigator, received an R37 award that she will put to use helping women with ovarian cancer:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 10
A new paper by a team including BRP grantee Christopher Recklitis found that a stepped care approach for treating insomnia among can possibly improve treatment accessibility:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 9
Amanda Acevedo recently joined the Behavioral Research Program as a Cancer Research Training Award fellow in the Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Branch and the Health Behaviors Research Branch. Welcome! About Dr. Acevedo:
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NCI_ImplSci Oct 9
WEBINAR: October 30th at 3pm EDT! Hear from PIs who've shared + DCCPS Sample Grants covering R01s, R21s, , , & , to register:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 9
Interested in conducting that integrates health-related behavioral and social sciences with biomedical research? Apply by Jan. 25, 2020 for this Notice of Special Interest opportunity to expand your current T32 or TL1 grant:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 9
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BRP grantees included Jeanne Mandleblatt, Tim Ahles, James Root, and Andrew Saykin along with former grantees Brent Small and the late Arti Hurria.
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 9
A new paper by a team including multiple BRP grantees found that sleep disturbance was related to worse cognitive performance in older , particularly those with a genetic risk for cognitive decline:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 8
Meet BRP Featured Grantee Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, a behavioral scientist studying the association between communication and biological responses. She found that stress has a negative impact on health and that relationships can help:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 8
Looking to manage a research portfolio in cancer , conduct research, develop priorities, lead collaborations, and more? BRP is accepting letters of interest for a Program Director position in Cancer Survivorship. Submit today:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 8
Looking for best practices for that grant application you’re working on? Six investigators gave the Behavioral Research Program permission to share their successful ones:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 7
To improve the accuracy of cancer screening procedures, it’s important to understand the attentional limitations of the reader. BRP’s Perception and Attention initiative explores that and more. Reissued FOAs: R01: R21:
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NCI Behavior Science (BRP) Oct 7
Early-career scientists, find helpful advice on postdocs, career development awards, grant writing for new investigators, and more in archived episodes of the “All About ” podcast (transcripts available):
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