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Translational Research Award

Translational Research Awards are not being offered in the 2018-2019 Funding Cycle.

Translational research to be supported by CBCRP should have the potential for major impact in the areas of:

  1. Prevention, detection, diagnosis or treatment of breast cancer;
  2. Improved quality of life for survivors;
  3. Reduction in the community and social burden caused by the disease in California; or
  4. Advances in medical practices, health systems changes, health policies or environmental modifications that will impact public health outcomes.

To distinguish translational research from other types of research funding, CBCRP requires applicants to present a critical path that maps how the project fits along a defined research continuum leading to practical applications. We encourage applications in translational research from all disciplines, including: basic/clinical sciences, behavioral/social sciences, public health/community-based health sciences and health policy.

To be responsive and eligible for funding, each applicant must explain how their proposed research addresses one or more of our priority issues.

Project Duration & Budget Caps:

  • Maximum duration: 3 years
  • Budget cap for total project direct costs: $750,000

Non-UC institutions are entitled to full F&A of the Modified Total Direct Cost base (MTDC); UC institutional F&A is capped at 25% MTDC (not retroactive to prior grants).