DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS
  • Total Congressional appropriations for research for the period of FY92-21: $17.8 Billion.
  • Total grants/contracts awarded for the period of FY92-19: 18,663
  • Proposals submitted to the FY20 programs are either currently being reviewed or are in negotiations.

*UPDATED: 09 FEB 2021
*FY20 & FY21 Approximate funding of Additional Supported DoD Programs/Projects


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Funding Summary

CDMRP has managed Congressional appropriations totaling $17.8 Billion in the following research areas and fiscal years through FY21.

Programs Managed by CDMRP FY Appropriation ($M)
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders 2014-19, 21 $28.0
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 2007, 09-21 $149.4
Autism 2007-21 $119.4
Bone Marrow Failure 2008-21 $49.1
Breast Cancer - Total 1992-21 $3,968.4
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Research Semipostal
1992-21
1999-21
$3,941.3
$27.1
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 2002-06 $22.1
Chronic Pain Management 2019-21 $40.0
Combat Readiness-Medical 2019-21 $35.0
Defense Women's Health 1995 $40.0
Deployment Related Medical 2008 $101.9
DOD/VA 1999-00 $6.8
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2011-21 $49.6
Epilepsy 2015-21 $61.5
Genetic Studies of Food Allergies 2009-10 $4.4
Gulf War Illness 2006, 08-21 $236.0
Hearing Restoration 2017-21 $50.0
Institutionally Based Programs 1995-10 $486.3
Joint Warfighter Medical 2013-21 $434.0
Kidney Cancer 2017-21 $135.0
Lung Cancer 2009-21 $175.5
Lupus 2017-21 $35.0
Melanoma 2019-21 $60.0
Military Burn 2014-21 $68.0
Multiple Sclerosis 2009-21 $93.1
Myeloproliferative Disorders 2004 $4.3
National Prion 2002 $42.5
Neurofibromatosis 1996-21 $382.9
Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson's 2014-21 $128.0
Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes 2014-21 $90.0
Osteoporosis 1995 $5.0
Ovarian Cancer 1997-21 $406.5
Pancreatic Cancer 2020-21 $21.0
Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's 2014-21 $114.0
Peer Reviewed Cancer 2009-21 $654.8
Peer Reviewed Medical 1999-06, 08-21 $3,080.7
Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic 2009-21 $458.5
Prostate Cancer 1997-21 $2,040.0
Rare Cancers 2020-21 $25.0
Reconstructive Transplant 2016-21 $87.0
Scleroderma 2020-21 $10.0
Spinal Cord Injury 2009-21 $357.9
Tick-Borne Disease 2016-21 $34.0
Trauma Clinical Research Repository 2014 $5.0
Traumatic Brain Injury/Psychological Health 2021 $175.0
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 2002-06, 08-21 $97.0
Vision 2013-21 $128.9
     
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine II 2017-19 $30.8
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine III 2019 $20.0
Centers of Excellence 2015-18 $19.7
Defense Medical Research and Development 2010-21 $1,249.7
Defense Medical Research and Development CSI Restoral 2015-20 $282.7
Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium 2020 $29.8
Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury 2007, 09-20 $1,154.1
Rapid Innovation Fund 2011-15 $35.7
Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer 2014-20 $94.8
Trauma Clinical 2016-21 $60.0
Vision Prosthesis 2015 $1.2
TOTALS >>>   $17,774.7
(1) Approximate funding of Additional Supported DoD Programs/Projects

Application Summary

CDMRP has reviewed over 129,079 research proposals and funded 18,662 awards providing over $14.5 Billion in research funding to organizations throughout the world as a result of appropriations through FY19. Below is a summary of those efforts by program.

Programs Managed by CDMRP Fiscal Year Appropriations Received (in millions) Applications Received Applications Funded (1)
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders (1) 2014-2019 $24.0 12 6
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 2007, 2009-2019 $89.4 621 84
Autism 2007-2019 $89.4 1,474 168
Bone Marrow Failure 2008-2019 $38.6 523 77
Breast Cancer 1992-2019 $3,641.3 58,898 6,979
Breast Cancer Research Semipostal (2) 1999-2019 $26.6 0 52
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 2002-2007 $22.1 252 61
Chronic Pain Management 2019 $10.0 54 7
Combat Readiness Medical Research 2019 $15.0 170 8
Defense Women's Health 1995 $40.0 559 69
Deployment Related Medical (1) 2008-2013 $101.9 1,094 58
DoD/VA 1999-2000 $6.8 88 9
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 2011-2019 $29.6 210 37
Epilepsy 2015-2019 $37.5 175 39
Genetic Studies of Food Allergies 2009-2010 $4.4 60 9
Gulf War Illness 2006, 2008-2019 $192.0 643 202
Hearing Restoration 2017-2019 $30.0 85 24
Institutionally Based Programs (1) 1995-2010 $486.3 306 501
Joint Warfighter Medical (1) 2012-2019 $354.0 237 85
Kidney Cancer 2017-2019 $45.0 646 84
Lung Cancer 2009-2019 $141.5 3,635 282
Lupus 2017-2019 $15.0 342 38
Melanoma 2019 $10.0 187 19
Military Burn (1) 2014-2019 $48.0 124 50
Multiple Sclerosis 2009-2019 $57.1 830 111
Myeloproliferative Disorders Research 2004 $4.3 18 9
National Prion Research Project 2002 $42.5 136 38
Neurofibromatosis 1996-2019 $347.9 1,703 430
Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson's (1) 2014-2019 $96.0 445 113
Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes 2014-2019 $60.0 274 56
Osteoporosis 1995 $5.0 105 5
Ovarian Cancer 1997-2019 $336.5 4,071 479
Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's (1) 2014-2019 $84.0 585 129
Peer Reviewed Cancer 2009-2019 $429.8 5,352 737
Peer Reviewed Medical 1999-2006, 2008-2019 $2,350.7 14,246 1,601
Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic 2009-2019 $398.5 1,370 294
Prostate Cancer 1997-2019 $1,820.0 19,457 3,462
Reconstructive Transplant 2015-2019 $63.0 619 108
Spinal Cord Injury 2009-2019 $277.9 1,284 254
Tick-Borne Disease 2016-2019 $20.0 201 27
Trauma Clinical Research Repository 2014 $5.0 3 1
Tuberous Sclerosis 2002-2006, 2008-2019 $83.0 788 170
Vision 2013-2019 $88.9 461 91
Miscellaneous 23
Additional Supported DoD Programs/Projects Fiscal Year Appropriations Received (in millions) Applications Received Applications Funded
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine II (3) 2017-2019 $30.8 - -
Centers of Excellence 2015-2017 $17.2 - 1
Defense Medical Research and Development (4) 2010-2019 $914.7 2,179 589
Defense Medical Research and Development CSI Restoral (5) 2015-2019 $222.1 - 136
Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury 2007, 2009-2019 $1,097.3 3,633 591
Rapid Innovation Fund 2011-2015 $35.7 - 15
Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer 2014-2019 $93.2 179 241
Trauma Clinical 2016-2019 $40.0 - -
Vision Prosthesis 2015-2016 $1.2 - 3
Other Submission Processes        
MRMC - BAA (6) - 745 -
TOTALS >>>   $14,520.7 129,079 18,662

(1)Includes awards transitioned to CDMRP with the merger.

(2)Breast Cancer Research Semipostal funds applications received and reviewed by the Breast Cancer Research Program. BCRS contributed to 73 awards; 45 fully funded and 28 partially funded.

(3)Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine II FY19 appropriations were used to fund 6 modifications.

(4)Includes 2013-2015,2018Clinical Research Intramural Initiative (CRII) and 2010 Chiropractic Clinical Trials.

(5)Includes 2016-2019Clinical Research Intramural Initiative (CRII).

(6)CDMRP manages the application receipt and review process for the USAMRDC Broad Agency Announcement. Proposals that are funded are counted in the program that provided the funding. Of the 295 applications received, CDMRP funded 46.

Last updated Monday, March 15, 2021