Released: March 12, 2019
Defense Health Program
Department of Defense Parkinson's Research Program
Anticipated Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19)
The FY19 Defense Appropriation provides $16 million (M) to the Department of Defense Parkinson’ Research Program (PRP) to support research to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat Parkinson’s disease. Applications to the FY19 PRP are being solicited by the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA). The managing agent for the anticipated Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities is the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC).
The PRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. FY19 PRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on the Grants.gov website in April 2019. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.
IMPORTANT: The PRP seeks to focus applications and direct funding by providing Focus Areas to address the critical needs in Parkinson’s disease research.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Investigator-Initiated Research Award||Independent investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent).||
Partnering PI Option:
Applications to this award mechanism must address at least one of the four FY19 Focus Areas noted below:
Partnering PI Option:
|Early Investigator Research Award||
Postdoctoral or clinical fellow, instructor, or assistant professor within 10 years of advanced degree or residency training (or equivalent)
Applications to this award mechanism must address at least one of the four FY19 Focus Areas.
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) at https://eBRAP.org prior to the pre-application deadline. All applications must conform to the final Program Announcements and General Application Instructions that will be 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 CDMRP and other USAMRMC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.
Submission deadlines are not available until the Program Announcements are released. For email notification when Program Announcements are released, subscribe to program-specific news and updates under “Email Subscriptions” on the eBRAP homepage at https://eBRAP.org. For more information about the PRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (https://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs