DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

NEWS RELEASE

January 9, 2006

Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2006

The Fiscal Year 2006 (FY06) Defense Appropriations Act provides $17 million to the Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP). This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

FY06 NFRP Program Announcements for proposals in the following mechanisms are expected to be released in February 2006:

  • NF Consortium Awards - New
  • Resource Development Awards - New
  • Clinical Trial Awards
  • Concept Awards
  • New Investigator Awards
  • Therapeutic Development Awards

Detailed descriptions of each of these mechanisms, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines may be obtained in the FY06 NFRP Program Announcements. Each Program Announcement will be available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website (http://grants.gov) and the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil) upon its release in February 2006.

Requests for e-mail notification of the Program Announcement release may be sent to prequest@constellagroup.com. For more information about the NFRP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website.

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