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2012 Developmental Cancer Research Awards (DCRAs)

The Stanford Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds to support the development of Interactive Projects, Population Sciences and/or Translational Research projects.

·   Interactive Projects which supports new ideas for program project grants (PPGs) or multi-project grants ($100,000)

·   Population Sciences which supports the development of high-quality interdisciplinary research projects in population sciences, specifically in cancer prevention and control and cancer epidemiology ($50,000)

·   Translational Research which supports the development of interdisciplinary clinical and translational cancer research projects ($50,000)


RFA Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Applications Due: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, (by 3:00 p.m.)

Awards Announced: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Funding available: September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013

Progress Report Due: Friday, September 28, 2013


The Cancer Institute will fund one Interactive Project and multiple Population Sciences and Translational Research projects. The number of awards will depend upon the quality of the proposals received and the available funding. Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis. Funding will be for a one-year time period, beginning September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.


Please refer to 2012 Developmental Cancer Research Award (DCRA) RFA and Guideline documents for additional funding, eligibility, guidelines and application process information. All required DCRA documents and forms are located below. 


2012 DCRA Guidelines

2012 DCRA Coverpage

Initial Budget

NIH biosketch sample (June 2009)

SCI Proposal Routing Form

For additional information regarding Developmental Cancer Research Awards (DCRA), please contact Denise Baughman at

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