CDMRP for ME/CFS: Navigating the Grant Application Process

Solve M.E. hosted special guest, Cecilia Dupecher, PhD Program Manager for PRMRP at the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) for an informational webinar designed to better inform and prepare the ME/CFS research community about the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) and the grant application process.

The FY22 Defense Appropriation provides funding to support therapeutic research related to medical threats, and treatments for Service Members in current and future battlefield settings. The managing agent for the funding opportunities is the Department of Defense Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC). One of the Focus Areas for funding in FY22 is myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

Last year, ME/CFS researchers received $2.5 million in funding from the Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program.

Check out Cecilia’s slides here.

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