DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

NEWS RELEASE

Department of Defense
United States Army Medical Research Materiel Command
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Released: December 17, 2014

CDMRP Research Funding for 2015

The Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act provides research funding for the following peer reviewed programs managed by the Department of Defense office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP):

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Research Program - $4.0 million
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program - $7.5 million
  • Autism Research Program - $6.0 million
  • Bone Marrow Failure Research Program - $3.2 million
  • Breast Cancer Research Program - $120.0 million
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program - $3.2 million
  • Epilepsy Research Program - $7.5 million
  • Gulf War Illness Research Program - $20.0 million
  • Joint Warfighter Medical Research Program - $50.0 million
  • Lung Cancer Research Program - $10.5 million
  • Military Burn Research Program - $8.0 million
  • Multiple Sclerosis Research Program - $5.0 million
  • Neurofibromatosis Research Program - $15.0 million
  • Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson's Research Program - $16.0 million
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes - $10.0 million
  • Ovarian Cancer Research Program - $20.0 million
  • Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program - $12.0 million
  • Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program - $50.0 million
  • Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program - $247.5 million
  • Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program - $30.0 million
  • Prostate Cancer Research Program - $80.0 million
  • Spinal Cord Injury Research Program - $30.0 million
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program - $6.0 million
  • Vision Research Program - $10.0 million

Comprehensive Program Announcements will be released during 2015. The Program Announcements will include detailed descriptions of funding mechanisms, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines. Each Program Announcement may be downloaded from the Grants.gov website http://www.grants.gov, or the CDMRP website http://cdmrp.army.mil upon its release.

Requests for e-mail notification of the Program Announcement releases may be sent to help@eBRAP.org. Also news and links about funding opportunities are available on Twitter, follow us on https://twitter.com/CDMRP.

For more information about the CDMRP, our research programs, previous awardees, as well as research highlights and videos, please visit the website at http://cdmrp.army.mil.

Point of Contact:

Gail Whitehead
301-619-7783
usarmy.detrick.medcom-cdmrp.mbx.cdmrp-public-affairs@mail.mil