National Cancer Institute: Behavioral Research Program

BRP initiates, supports and evaluates a comprehensive program of research ranging from basic behavioral research to the development, testing, and dissemination of interventions in areas such as tobacco use, screening, dietary behavior and sun protection.

Sponsor: National Cancer Institute/NIH

Description

The Behavioral Research Program (BRP) is within the National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. BRP initiates, supports and evaluates a comprehensive program of research ranging from basic behavioral research to the development, testing, and dissemination of interventions in areas such as tobacco use, screening, dietary behavior and sun protection.

Our goal is to increase the breadth, depth, and quality of behavioral research in cancer prevention and control.

Branches of BRP include:

  • Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB).
  • Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB).
  • Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch (HCIRB).
  • Process of Care Research Branch (PCRB).
  • Science of Research & Technology Branch (SRTB).
  • Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB).

Find more information about the program and funding opportunities on the BRP website.