The date and location of the next workshop is yet to be determined.
Gut. 2016 Aug 2. pii: gutjnl-2016-311622. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2016-311622. [Epub ahead of print] Germline variation in inflammation-related pathways and risk of Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal adenocarcinoma. Buas MF, He Q, Johnson LG, Onstad L, Levine DM, Thrift AP, Gharahkhani P, Palles C, Lagergren J, Fitzgerald RC, Ye W, Caldas C, Bird NC, Shaheen NJ, Bernstein L, Gammon MD, Wu AH, Hardie … Continue reading →
Cancer Med. 2016 Jul 6. doi: 10.1002/cam4.810. [Epub ahead of print] Leukocyte telomere length in relation to the risk of Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma. Wennerström EC, Risques RA, Prunkard D, Giffen C, Corley DA, Murray LJ, Whiteman DC, Wu AH, Bernstein L, Ye W, Chow WH, Vaughan TL, Liao LM. Abstract Chronic inflammation and oxidative damage caused by obesity, … Continue reading →
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Jun 2. pii: S1542-3565(16)30267-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.05.032. [Epub ahead of print] Inverse Association Between Gluteofemoral Obesity and Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus in a Pooled Analysis. Kendall BJ, Rubenstein JH, Cook MB, Vaughan TL, Anderson LA, Murray LJ, Shaheen NJ, Corley DA, Chandar AK, Li L, Greer KB, Chak A, El-Serag HB, Whiteman DC, Thrift AP Abstract BACKGROUND & … Continue reading →
Thanks to Doug Corley, Jen Schneider, and Kaiser Permanente Northern California for their efforts and contributions in hosting the 12th Annual BEACON Workshop, and to all participants for making it such a fun and worthwhile meeting. … Continue reading →
At the May BEACON workshop the attached slides from Dr. Gabriel Lai from NCI were presented to update BEACON members on current FOAs (funding opportunity announcement), grantsmanship resources and upcoming meetings and webinars. BEACON 2016 – EGRP FOAs and resources … Continue reading →
A new PAR (PAR-16-131: Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology (U01) (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-131.html ) has been announced that includes certain population sciences issues. The first round of submissions to the new PAR are due June 24, 2016, and there will be 5 more submission dates through 2018. A pre-submission webinar will be held this Wed. April 27th from 3-4 pm EST. … Continue reading →