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Scientific Components

The components and projects that comprise the Early Detection Research Network.
  • Biomarker Development Laboratories

    Responsible for the development and characterization of new biomarkers or the refinement of existing biomarkers.

  • Biomarker Reference Laboratories

    Serve as a Network resource for clinical and laboratory validation of biomarkers, which includes technological development, quality control, refinement, and high throughput.

  • Clinical Validation Centers

    Conduct clinical and epidemiological research regarding the clinical application of biomarkers.

  • Data Management and Coordinating Center

    Coordinates the EDRN research activities, providing logistic support, and conducting statistical and computational research for data analysis, analyzing data for validation. Also responsible for EDRN common database development.

  • Informatics Center

    The Informatics Center supports EDRN's efforts through the development of software systems for information management. The center is at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.

News

The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


Please click here to register for the 9th EDRN Scientific Workshop from September 8-10, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting registration page also has agendas and hotel reservation information.
Announcement 06/05/2014


Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html