publication date: May. 12, 2017
DOD Breast Cancer Research Program
FY17 BCRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are posted on Grants.gov.
As directed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, the Defense Health Agency, J9 Research and Development Directorate manages the Defense Health Program Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation appropriation. The managing agent for the anticipated Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities is the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.
Applications submitted to the FY17 BCRP must address one or more of the following overarching challenges:
Prevent breast cancer (primary prevention)
Identify determinants of breast cancer initiation, risk, or susceptibility
Distinguish deadly from non-deadly breast cancers
Conquer the problems of overdiagnosis and overtreatment
Identify what drives breast cancer growth; determine how to stop it
Identify why some breast cancers become metastatic
Determine why/how breast cancer cells lay dormant for years and then re-emerge (recurrence); determine how to prevent recurrence
Revolutionize treatment regimens by replacing them with ones that are more effective, less toxic, and impact survival
Eliminate the mortality associated with metastatic breast cancer
Pre-applications due June 8 for levels 1 & 2, June 9 for levels 3 & 4; Level 1 & 2 full application due June 15, Level 3 & 4 full application due August 31
Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent).
Senior postdoctoral fellows who do not meet the eligibility requirements of the Breakthrough Fellowship … Continue reading DOD Breast Cancer Research Program
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