publication date: Jul. 5, 2019

Funding Opportunities

DoD Melanoma Research Program Funding Opportunities for FY2019

The FY19 Defense Appropriation provides $10 million to the Department of Defense Melanoma Research Program to support innovative, high-impact melanoma research.

FY19 MRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanism is posted on the Grants.gov website.

The FY19 MRP Focus Areas are listed below:

Precursor lesions, melanomagenesis, host factors, and the tumor microenvironment (melanoma instigators, ultraviolet exposure, other instigators)

Melanoma primary tumor evolution (dormancy, heterogeneity, metabolism, epigenetic dysregulation, cell death)

Therapeutic prevention

Minimal residual disease

Rare melanomas (uveal, acral, leptomeningeal disease, pediatric, adolescent and young adult, mucosal)

The MRP challenges the research community to redefine the concept of prevention and has issued a FY19 MRP Challenge Statement that should be considered when responding to the FY19 MRP Focus Areas and funding opportunities.

More information can be found here.

The application package containing the required forms for each award mechanism will also be found on Grants.gov. A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRMC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.

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