The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $120 million (M) to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative, high-impact breast cancer research. The BCRP is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
The BCRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. The FY12 BCRP program announcement and general application instructions for the following award mechanism are anticipated to be posted on Grants.gov in October 2012. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.
Key Mechanism Elements:
All applications must conform to the final program announcement and application instructions that will be available for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website. The application package containing the required forms 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.
Yiran Guo, Ph.D.
Kosuke Izumi, M.D., Ph.D.
Wulan Deng, Ph.D.
These exceptional CHOP researchers were nominated by their mentors to receive this prestigious award, presented to them by Dr. Philip Johnson at the 2013 CHOP Research Poster Day. Read more...