DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

NEWS RELEASE

January 11, 2006

Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2006

The Fiscal Year 2006 (FY06) Defense Appropriations Act provides $10 million to the Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP). 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 OCRP Program Announcements for proposals in the following mechanisms are expected to be released in January 2006:

  • Concept Awards - New
  • Idea Development Awards
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions Collaborative Research Awards

Detailed descriptions of each of these mechanisms, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines may be obtained in the FY06 OCRP 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 January 2006.

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

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