Department of Defense – pre announcement for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) and Lupus Research Program (LRP), FY18

May 18, 2018 by School of Medicine Webmaster

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This e-mail is to notify the research community of recently released pre-announcements for programs managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY18 funding opportunities.

FY18 funding opportunities are anticipated for the following programs:

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

  • Career Development Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Lupus Research Program (LRP)

  • Concept Award
  • Impact Award

Descriptions of each of the anticipated funding opportunities, eligibility, key mechanism elements, and funding can be found in the respective Program pre-announcement.  FY18 pre-announcements can be found in the CDMRP home page features at

Subsequent notifications will be sent when the program announcements/funding opportunities are released.

Filed Under: Funding Opportunities