DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

NEWS RELEASE

Released: July 5, 2007

Department of Defense (DOD) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain
Injury (PTSD/TBI) Research Program
Announces Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2007

Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07) Supplemental DOD Funding provided $150 million for PTSD research and an additional $150 million for TBI research. A key priority of the PTSD/TBI Research Program is to complement ongoing DOD efforts to ensure the health and readiness of our Military forces. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

Program Announcements and Supplements to the USAMRMC Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for the FY07 PTSD/TBI Research Program are expected to be released by mid July 2007. The anticipated funding mechanisms include:

  • Concept Award
  • New Investigator Award
  • Investigator Initiated Research Award
  • Research Consortium Award
  • Clinical Consortium Award
  • Advanced Technology / Clinical Therapeutic Development Award

Detailed descriptions of each of these mechanisms, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines will be provided in the FY07 Program Announcements for the FY07 PTSD/TBI Research Program. Each Program Announcement will be available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov) upon its release in July 2007.

Intramural and Extramural funding opportunities will be announced. Full proposals requesting funding from the CDMRP through the Extramural Process will be submitted through the Federal Government's single entry portal, Grants.gov, in compliance with Public Law 106-107. Individual Program Announcements and required forms will also be found on this website. Full proposals requesting funding from the CDMRP through the Intramural Process will be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website, https://cdmrp.org. A Pre-Application will be required of all proposals, to be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website.

Requests for e-mail notification of release of Program Announcements and Supplements to the USAMRMC BAA may be sent to prequest@constellagroup.com. For more information about CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website.

The Point of Contact for these solicitations is Ms. Gail Whitehead, Public Affairs Coordinator, CDMRP, 301-619-7783 gail.whitehead@amedd.army.mil.