CDMRP Open and Pre-Announcements

Sep 18, 2017, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore

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The following opportunities are now open from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD).  

FY 17 Hearing Restoration Research Program

Translational Research Award (TRA)
Letter of Intent Due:  October 25, 2017
Application Due:  November 15, 2017

Focused Research Award (FRA)
Letter of Intent Due:  October 25, 2017
Application Due:  November 15, 2017

The following opportunities will be open soon from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD).  

FY17 Lupus Research Program (Announcement and Instructions to be posted October)

Applications must address at least one of the three Focus Areas listed below:

  • Understand lupus disease heterogeneity including, but not limited to, progressive stages of lupus disease over time, strategies and technologies to subtype patients, lupus disease mechanisms, biopsychosocial studies, personalized medicine, variation in treatment and its effects on patient outcomes, socioeconomic studies, environmental studies, and epidemiological studies.
  • Understand how the underlying genetic components of lupus disease relate to clinical disease characteristics using functional genomic studies.
  • Determine the pathobiology of lupus in target human tissues including, but not limited to, imaging studies, genetics of lupus disease in particular tissues, and metabolomics.

FY17 Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PHTBIRP) (Announcement and Instructions to be posted October)

Proposals/applications should examine the efficacy and effectiveness of peer-to-peer support tools to translate and integrate content into the everyday routines of SMs to enhance psychological health readiness and mitigate negative behavioral health issues including suicide behaviors. The expectation of this research is to demonstrate the utility of these peer-to-peer support psychological health readiness tools to benefit our SMs and the public at large.