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Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on March 28, 2022 in Announcements

Pre-announcements for the Department of Defense (DoD) programs are managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). CDMRP understands that applicants remain impacted by COVID-19. Submission deadlines for pre-applications and full applications will incorporate the maximum time that is feasible for each FY22 program. Thank you for your efforts during this challenging time.

Epilepsy Research Program

  • Idea Development Award
  • Research Partnership Award
  • New for FY22! Virtual Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Research Center Leadership Award
  • New for FY22! Virtual Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Research Center Faculty Award

Bone Marrow Failure Research Program

  • Idea Development Award  
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Combat Readiness-Medical Research Program

  • Rapid Development and Translational Research Award     

Military Burn Research Program

  • Clinical Translational Research Award
  • Technology/Therapeutic Development Award

Pancreatic Cancer Research Program

  • Idea Development Award     
  • Translational Research Partnership Award     

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program

  • New for FY22! Convergent Science Cancer Consortium Development Award
  • Behavioral Health Science Award
  • Career Development Award (Fellow and Scholar Options)
  • Translational Team Science Award (Clinical Trial Option)
  • Idea Award
  • Impact Award (Clinical Trial Option)

Rare Cancers Research Program

  • Concept Award
  • Idea Development Award
  • Resource and Community Development Award

Vision Research Program

  • Clinical Trial Award
  • Focused Translational Team Science Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award
  • Translational Research Award

Questions may be addressed to

New for FY22: The applicant organization must be registered as an entity in SAM ( and receive confirmation of an “Active” status before submitting an application through As published in the Federal Register 10 July 2019, the Unique Entity Identifier for awards management generated through SAM will replace the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number as of April 2022. CDMRP has transitioned to use of the Unique Entity Identifier (SAM) and will utilize the latest SF 424 which includes the UEI. The DUNS will no longer be accepted.

A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) prior to the pre-application deadline. All applications must conform to the final Funding Opportunities/Program Announcements and General Application Instructions which can be found on the website. A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRDC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.

For email notification when CDMRP funding opportunities are released, subscribe to program-specific news and updates under “Email Subscriptions” on the eBRAP homepage. For more information about the CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website.

For more information on types of funding opportunities offered and application strategies review the CDMRP Webinar Series.