Applications for the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) are being solicited by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Defense Research Program. The Fiscal Year 2011(FY11) Defense Appropriations Act provides $16 million to the Department of Defense(DOD) PRCRP to improve quality of life by decreasing the impact of cancer on service members, their families and the American public. This program is administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). A summary of PRCRP funding opportunity is provided below. Detailed descriptions of the funding opportunity, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the FY11 PRCRP Program Announcement. The Program Announcement is available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov/">http://www.grants.gov>), the CDMRP website(http://cdmrp.army.mil/">http://cdmrp.army.mil/>) and the CDMRP eReceipt System (https://cdmrp.org).
Brief description of the award mechanism is available on the CDMRP website at http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prcrp.shtml
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.