Pre-Application Meeting for RFA-CA-08-002, Network for Translational Research: Optical Imaging in Multimodal Platforms

Notice Number: NOT-CA-08-001

Key Dates
Release Date: October 18, 2007

Issued by
National Cancer Institute (NCI), (

The Cancer Imaging Program of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, will host a public pre-application meeting for investigators planning to submit applications in response to the Request for Applications (RFA) CA-08-002 entitled "Network for Translational Research (NTR): Optical Imaging in Multimodal Platforms (U54)" (  The NTR program will support the development, optimization, validation, and translation of multimodal imaging technology platforms and methods by multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional research teams.  This is the same program announced with a slightly different name and acronym in the NIH Guide Notice NOT-CA-07-021.

This meeting will be held on Friday, November 16, 2007, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, at the Neuroscience Building, Conference Room C-D, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852.

VideoCast proceedings will be available live with closed captioning, and thereafter by archive at
The meeting will provide prospective applicants with an overview presentation on the NTR RFA followed by an exchange of questions, answers, and comments with representatives of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis and the Division of Cancer Prevention of the National Cancer Institute.  Questions prior to the meeting are invited.

Participation in the meeting, although encouraged, is optional and not required for application submission.
There is no registration or fee requirement for this public pre-application meeting.  We encourage investigators who may attend the meeting to provide us in advance (preferably by email) with their names (as well as the name of the intended Principal Investigator on their team), institutional affiliation, address, email, telephone, and fax information.


Direct inquiries to:

Houston Baker, Ph.D.
Imaging Technology Development Branch
Cancer Imaging Program
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
National Cancer Institute
6130 Executive Blvd., EPN Room 6060
Bethesda, MD 20892-7412
Phone: 301 594 9117; Fax 301 480 3507

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