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The intents of the Early Detection Research Network.

The objectives of EDRN include:

  • Development and testing of promising biomarkers or technologies for early detection of cancer
  • Evaluation of promising, analytically proven biomarkers or technologies
  • Collaboration among academic and industrial leaders in molecular biology, molecular genetics, clinical oncology, computer science, public health and clinical application for early cancer detection
  • Collaboration and rapid dissemination of information among awardees
2016 EDRN PI Orientation

The New and Continuing EDRN Principal Investigator Orientation will take place March 14–15, 2016 in Bethesda, Maryland.

Announcement 11/05/2015

Thank you to everyone who made the 29th EDRN Steering Committee Meeting a success. The orientation for new and continuing EDRN PIs will be held Monday-Tuesday, March 14-15, 2016, on the NCI campus. More information will be available later this autumn.

Announcement 06/30/2015

A funding opportunity for a new pancreatic cancer initiative, called The Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium (U01), has been released. For more information, please go to /grants/guide/ pa-files/ PAR-15-289.html.