NCI’s Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Funds Eight New Data-Driven Studies

January 19, 2024

Developing new scientific questions and cutting-edge analytical tools, promoting better research collaboration, and propelling new discoveries in treatment and care, the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI) granted (https://datascience.cancer.gov/news-events/news/eight-research-projects-receive-funding-nci-childhood-cancer-data-initiative) administrative supplements to fund eight new studies in December 2023.

The studies involve various aspects of targeted therapy, biomarkers, or artificial intelligence. NCI gave the funding to:

Read a brief summary (https://www.cancer.gov/research/areas/childhood/childhood-cancer-data-initiative/progress/projects) of each research project.

“These administrative supplements provide cancer centers with additional resources to collaborate, enabling them to aggregate, integrate, analyze, and visualize pediatric cancer data from diverse sources,” Subhashini Jagu, CCDI Ecosystem lead, said (https://datascience.cancer.gov/news-events/news/eight-research-projects-receive-funding-nci-childhood-cancer-data-initiative). “This process helps uncover potential avenues for therapeutic translation.”

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