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Defense Health Program - Funding Opportunities for FY 2012

Posted on June 28, 2012 at 3:52pm

Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2012 8:17 AM
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Subject: Funding Opportunties - Dpeartment of Defense Lung Cancer Research Progam


Defense Health Program

Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program

Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012


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Applications for the Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) are being solicited by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Defense Health Program. The LCRP was established in fiscal year 2009 (FY09) to promote innovative and competitive research focused on the development of integrated components to identify, treat, and manage early curable lung cancer. Appropriations for the LCRP from FY09 through FY11 totaled $47.8 million (M). The FY12 appropriation is $10.2M.


The goal of the FY12 LCRP is to eradicate deaths from lung cancer to better the health and welfare of the military and the American public. As such, the LCRP will support and integrate research from multiple disciplines for risk assessment, early detection, diagnosis, prevention, cure, and control of lung cancer.




Concept Award – Pre-application due by August 9, 2012


Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent)

Supports highly innovative, untested, potentially groundbreaking concepts in lung cancer

            Emphasis in on innovation

Presentation of preliminary data is not consistent with the intent of the Concept Award mechanism and is discouraged

Human subject studies are permitted provided the studies are exempt or eligible for expedited review

Maximum funding of $100K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)

Maximum period of performance is 1 year

Reviewers will be blinded to the identity of the PI, collaborators, and their organizations


All applications must conform to the Program Announcement and application instructions that are available for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website.  The applications package containing the required forms for each award mechanism is also located 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 (letter of intent) is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org) prior to the pre-application deadline of August 9, 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.  Email notifications of funding opportunities are sent as a courtesy and should not be used as a sole source of notification; applicants should monitor Grants.gov for official postings of funding opportunities.


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


Point of Contact:

CDMRP Help Desk




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