Special Research Initiatives: Request for Proposals


2020 (Cycle 26)

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Does California beef have growth promotant residues and do they pose a breast cancer risk?
Award: $260,000
Institution: University of California, Davis Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Hormones And Meat: does Beef Under-Regulation Generate Estrogenic Residues? (HAMBURGER)
Award: $232,213
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction

2019 (Cycle 25)

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Tapwater Analysis Project (TAP): Testing Chemicals in Water
Award: $674,623
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Nontarget Chemical Analysis of California Drinking Water
Award: $753,009
Institution: University of California, Davis Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction

2018 (Cycle 24)

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Chemical Exposure through Consumer Product Use
Award: $60,500
Institution: Healthy Heritage Movement Subject Area: Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues
Chemical Exposure through Consumer Product Use
Award: $63,966
Institution: Asian Health Services Subject Area: Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues
Chemical Exposure through Consumer Product Use
Award: $295,734
Institution: University of California, Berkeley Subject Area: Sociocultural, Behavioral, and Psychological Issues
Taking Stock: Product Use Among Black and Latina Women
Award: $66,506
Institution: Black Women for Wellness Subject Area: Disparities
Taking Stock: Product Use Among Black and Latina Women
Award: $379,470
Institution: Occidental College Subject Area: Disparities

2017 (Cycle 23)

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Linking Neighborhood and Individual ACEs to Breast Cancer
Award: $754,299
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Disparities
Environmental Effects on Inflammation and Cancer Development
Award: $796,604
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles Subject Area: Etiology

2016 (Cycle 22)

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Germline EDC Exposure & Breast Cancer Risk in the 3Gs Study
Award: $1,054,479
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Epigenetic markers for pesticide exposure and cancer risk
Award: $1,249,970
Institution: University of California, Irvine Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
A prospective study of phthalates, BPA, and breast cancer
Award: $1,603,826
Institution: University of Southern California Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
PAHs and puberty in girls at increased breast cancer risk
Award: $425,886
Institution: Cancer Prevention Institute of California Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction

2015 (Cycle 21)

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Human mammary organotypic cultures for chemical screening
Award: $1,569,791
Institution: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Identifying human breast carcinogens using exposomics
Award: $1,071,876
Institution: University of California, Berkeley Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Chemical Safety During Breast Cancer Susceptible Windows
Award: $1,212,557
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Testing chemicals for likely contribution to breast cancer
Award: $1,125,000
Institution: University of California, San Francisco Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Chemical Testing to Prevent Cancer: Research Translation
Award: $216,311
Institution: University of California, Berkeley Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction

2013 (Cycle 19)

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Women Firefighters Biomonitoring Collaborative
Award: $788,489
Institution: University of California, Berkeley Subject Area: Etiology

2011 (Cycle 17)

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Xenoestrogen-specific perturbations in the human breast
Award: $899,961
Institution: California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Building on National Initiatives for New Chemicals Screening
Award: $1,175,569
Institution: University of California, Berkeley Subject Area: Etiology
Immigrant Experience & Breast Cancer Risk in Asians
Award: $705,771
Institution: Cancer Prevention Institute of California Subject Area: Disparities
Biomarkers for environmental exposures in breast cancer
Award: $900,000
Institution: University of California, San Francisco Subject Area: Etiology
Cell bioassays for detection of aromatase gene activators
Award: $421,680
Institution: University of California, Davis Subject Area: Etiology
Biologically relevant screening of endocrine disruptors
Award: $1,512,000
Institution: Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Subject Area: Etiology

2009 (Cycle 15)

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Cancer Mapping: Making Spatial Models Work for Communities
Award: $345,297
Institution: Public Health Institute Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
New Methods for Genomic Studies in African American Women
Award: $411,297
Institution: University of Southern California Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction
Model-building with Complex Environmental Exposures
Award: $280,753
Institution: Cancer Prevention Institute of California Subject Area: Prevention & Risk Reduction