Bitesize Bio's Douglas McCormick points out that the US National Institutes of Health issued RFAs for research into a variety of areas -- the National Cancer Institute has $50 million to $55 million to fund biomarker research, and $25 million to $30 million for cancer intervention and surveillance modeling. Also, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has $3.8 million set aside to support career development.

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