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Research We Fund: Extramural Discovery Science

Peer Review Committee for Etiology, Screening, and Early Detection (ESED)

Areas Reviewed

  • Etiological studies that investigate the role of biological, genetic, environmental, and behavioral risk factors in the development and progression of cancer 
  • Observational studies (e.g., cohort studies case-control studies) designed to identify possible causes of cancer and study the patterns of risk in large populations
  • Developing and testing strategies and tools for precision prevention, screening, and early detection, including biomarkers of risk
  • Approaches to promoting adherence to cancer screening guidelines

Peer Review Committee Chairs

Chair, Todd Lucas, PhD, Michigan State University
Co-Chair, TBD