Archived DoD Funding Information

$50 Million in Funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) Available to Mesothelioma Researchers


NEW! Program Announcement-
FY09 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

The Department of Defense has released the Program Announcements for the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for the 2009 grant cycle. Grant awards range from approximately $750,000 to $2.5 million and are also available to international applicants. Here you can view a detailed program announcement, application instructions and submission deadlines for each award mechanism.

Information Document for Mesothelioma Topic Proposals – PRMRP

The Meso Foundation has prepared an information document to provide aid to investigators applying for mesothelioma topic grants. In particular, the document helps investigators understand how to ensure their project has “military relevance”.


Program Announcement -
FY08 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

The Department of Defense has just released the Program Announcement for the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for the 2008 grant cycle. This announcement includes a program announcement, application instructions and deadlines for submission for each award mechanism. You can use the Program Explanation document prepared by the Foundation, which is provided below, to aid you with your grant proposal.

Pre-Announcement for Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) - click here

The Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) has released its pre-announcement about the 2008 grant cycle. The pre-announcement highlights eligibility, key mechanism elements and outlined funding for each award within the PRMP. The purpose of the pre-announcement is to allow investigators time to plan and develop a proposal. The full funding announcement will be released no later than April 2008.

Program Explanation - click here

An informational document prepared by the Meso Foundation to answer any questions that mesothelioma investigators may have about eligibility, timing, and the PRMRP application review process.

Introduction for Mesothelioma Investigators - click here

Letter from Meso Foundation Executive Director, Christopher Hahn, informing Mesothelioma investigators about the New Department of Defense funding opportunity. Christopher Hahn invites all Mesothelioma investigators to use the Meso Foundation as a resource while applying for the new research funds.

Press Release - click here

For the first time, in 2008, mesothelioma will be included as a research priority within the Department of Defense (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program. Mesothelioma investigators are now eligible to compete for grants from this $50 million fund.