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NCI caNanoLab 2.0 Launched!

The National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research and NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology have completed initial enhancements to improve usability of the caNanoLab data portal, which is now deployed as caNanoLab 2.0. To learn more about the enhancements and provide feedback, visit the caNanoLab Usability Discussion Forum.


The National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research published a summary of its request for information on the Directions and Needs for Cancer Nanotechnology Research and Development. The RFI sought to gain feedback, comments and ideas on the status and future of the field and the role NCI funding has played and should continue to play in the future.

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NCI Congratulates 2015 Recipients of CCNE, IRCN, and CNTC Awards!

The National Cancer Institute is pleased to announce recipients of new awards under the next round of the NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer program. This time, 6 Centers in Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNEs) have been established. Furthermore, the initial set of 7 Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCNs) awards as well as 5 Cancer Nanotechnology Training Centers (CNTCs) have been issued. Click here for list of awardees and descriptions.


Additional receipt dates for IRCNs (U01) and CNTCs (T32) still remain and are funded through the following announcements and dates:

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