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$150 M funding opportunities DoD breast cancer research

US Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

The Fiscal Year 2005 (FY05) Defense Appropriations Act provides $150 million to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP). This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

The FY05 BCRP Program Announcements for proposals in the following mechanisms are available and proposals may be submitted.
BCRP Funding Mechanisms Anticipated Proposal Submission
Date by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Era of Hope Scholar Awards Nomination April 5, 2005 Full Proposal July 26, 2005
Center of Excellence Awards Pre-proposal April 5, 2005 Full Proposal July 26, 2005
Clinical Translational Research Awards Pre-proposal April 5, 2005 Full Proposal July 26, 2005
Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions Partnership Training Awards Pre-proposal April 5, 2005 Full Proposal July 26, 2005
Predoctoral Traineeship Awards May 24, 2005
Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Awards May 24, 2005
Idea Awards May 24, 2005

Detailed descriptions of each mechanism, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines are available in the FY05 BCRP Program Announcements.

Points of Contact: Gail Whitehead, Public Affairs Coordinator, 301-619-7783, gail.whitehead@det.amedd.amedd.army.mil
Richard Kenyon, Ph.D., BCRP Program Manager, 301-619-7071

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