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NCI Funds 4-Year Projects at 12 Tobacco Research Centers

NCI Funds 4-Year Projects at 12 Tobacco Research Centers

BETHESDA, Md—The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has launched its new antismoking initiative, Research in State and Community Tobacco Control Interventions, by awarding 12 grants totaling $13 million. The money will support the first year of 4-year research projects on local, state, and multistate tobacco prevention and control programs.

The first awards in the NCI program went to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham; AMC Cancer Research Center, Denver; University of Illinois at Chicago; Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Baltimore; and University of Massachusetts campuses at Amherst and Boston.

Grants also went to the University of Massachusetts Medical School; University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Roswell Park Cancer Institute; Oregon Research Institute, Eugene; Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon; and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

 
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