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Viewing Files

In addition to standard HTML Web pages, our web site contain other file formats. You may need additional software or browser plug-ins to view some of the information available on our site. This document lists show each format, along with links to the corresponding freely available plug-ins or viewers.

The following additional tools and browser plug-ins may be needed to fully experience content offered on the EDRN web site:

Documents

Adobe Acrobat Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf)
Macintosh users can use the Mac OS X built-in "Preview" application as well as the Safari browser to view PDF files. Windows users will need to download Acrobat Reader for free*.

Microsoft Word Microsoft Word (.doc)
Where possible, EDRN prefers PDF files. However, if a Word file sneaks by our inspectors, Macintosh users can use built-in features of Mac OS X to view them. Windows users will need to download Word Viewer 2003 for free*.

Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel (.xls)
Macintosh users can use built-in features of Mac OS X to view Excel files. Windows users will need to download Excel Viewer 2003 for free*.

Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt)
Where possible, EDRN prefers PDF files. However, if a PowerPoint presentation sneaks by our inspectors, Macintosh users can use built-in features of Mac OS X to view them. Windows users will need to download PowerPoint Viewer 2003 for free*.

Multimedia

Apple QuickTime Apple QuickTime (.mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .aif, .mp3, .m4p, .m4v, .m4a)
If you do not already have QuickTime, you can download QuickTime Player for free* (Macintosh and Windows).

Adobe Flash Player Adobe Flash Player (.swf)
If you do not already have Adobe Flash, you can download Adobe Flash Player for free* (Macintosh and Windows).

* The NCI Web site provides links to other Internet sites for informational purposes and the convenience of its users. When users select a link to an external Web site, they are leaving the NCI Web site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the external site.

Announcement 11/20/2014

New Round of EDRN FOAs

The RFAs for EDRN have been released:
- Biomarker Developmental Laboratories (U01),
- Clinical Validation Centers (U01),
- Biomarker Reference Laboratories (U24),
- Data Management and Coordinating Center (U24).

EDRN Renewal flyer NOTE-New receipt deadline for applications submitted for all EDRN FOAs is January 20, 2015, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

There will be a Pre-Application webinar to discuss each of the four individual EDRN FOAs on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, from 1pm-5pm (Eastern). Potential applicants interested in participating in the webinar should send a message to Dr. Sharmistha Ghosh (ghoshjanjigias@mail.nih.gov) no later than 5:00 p.m. (EST) November 21, 2014. Please mention the FOA of interest in the subject line.

Announcement 10/07/2014

EDRN Patient Advocates will host an EDRN Advocacy Educational Webinar, Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Detection and Monitoring, on Monday, January 12th, 2015, at 1 p.m. EDT / 10 a.m. PDT. Registration is not required for this. Please click for more information.