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DOD Announces Lung Cancer Research Program Funding

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 3:10pm

From: CDMRP PUBLIC AFFAIRS [mailto:CDMRP.PUBLICAFFAIRS@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL]
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:26 PM
To: osp@u.washington.edu
Subject: Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Programs

 

Defense Health Program

Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program

Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012

 

The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $10.2 Million (M) to the Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program’s (LCRP) to support innovative, high-impact lung cancer research.  The LCRP is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

 

http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/lcrp.shtml

 

Concept Award will be released at a later time.  Deadlines for the Concept award are not known at this time.

 

Idea Development Award – preapplication due May 30, 2012

Independent investigators at or above the level of an Assistance Professor (or equivalent); must be within 10 years of first faculty appointment.

Supports new ideas that are in the early stages of development which represent innovative, high-risk/high-gain research that could lead to critical discoveries or major advances that will accelerate progress toward eradicating deaths from lung cancer.

            Emphasis is on Innovation and Impact.

            Preliminary data required, but may be from outside of lung cancer.

            Clinical trials are not allowed.

Maximum funding of $350K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 2 years.

 

Translational Research Partnership Award - preapplication due May 30, 2012

Investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent).

Partnership: One investigator must be a laboratory scientist, and the other must be a clinician.

Supports partnership[s between clinicians and laboratory scientists that accelerate the movement of promising ideas in lung cancer into clinical applications.

Preliminary data required, but may be from outside of lung cancer.

Clinical trials are not allowed.

Optional Nested Clinical Fellow or Resident Traineeship.

Maximum combined funding of $900K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Nested traineeships:  Additional maximum of $75K in direct and indirect costs over a one-year period of performance.

 

All applications must conform to the Program Announcements and application instructions available for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website.  The application package containing the required forms for each award mechanism will also be found on Grants.gov.  A listing of all USAMRMC funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.

 

A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org) prior to the pre-application deadline of May 30, 2012.  Applications must be submitted through the federal government’s single-entry portal, Grants.gov.

 

Requests for email notification of the Program Announcements release may be sent to help@cdmrp.org.  

 

For more information about the LCRP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).

 

Point of Contact:

 

CDMRP helpdesk

301-682-5507

help@cdmrp.org

 

 

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