DLH Awarded NIH Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Contract

ATLANTA, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:DLHC ) ("DLH" or the "Company"), a leading provider of innovative health research services and solutions to federal agencies, today announced that its subsidiary Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract to provide support to the National Cancer Institute's ("NCI") Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics ("DCEG"). NCI is an institute of the National Institutes of Health ("NIH") dedicated to leading, conducting, and supporting cancer research across the nation with the aim of advancing scientific knowledge and prolonging human lives. Through Social & Scientific Systems, Inc, DLH has won a seat on all Task Areas covered by the ID/IQ, including Field Preparation, Study Management, and Support Activities; Biospecimen Activities and Assay Support; Exposure Assessment; and Clinical Support Activities, and will compete for individual task orders across the contract. Responsibilities include simultaneously managing multidisciplinary domestic and international studies with diverse study designs of varying sizes and complexities. The multiple-award contract has a five-year base period and a five-year extension option, and, in aggregate, has a $320 million ceiling for all awardees. This new ID/IQ contract will replace several previous NCI contracts, and specific values will be allocated to contractors as task orders are competed and awarded. "DLH is thrilled for the opportunity to build upon our partnership with the renowned researchers of DCEG as we aim to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and find new approaches to preventing the disease," said Jeanine Christian, President of DLH's Public Health & Scientific Research operating unit. "Our proven experience in simultaneously executing multiple complex epidemiologic ... Full story available on Benzinga.com