publication date: Feb. 21, 2020

Funding Opportunities

DOD Lung Cancer Research Program to announce funding opportunities for FY20

The FY20 Defense Appropriations Act provides funding to the Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program to support innovative, high-impact lung cancer research. 

The Defense Health Agency J9, Research and Development Directorate manages the Defense Health Program Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation appropriation.

The FY20 LCRP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms will be posted on the Grants.gov website. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released.

Applications submitted to the FY20 LCRP must address one or more of the following Areas of Emphasis:

Identify innovative strategies for the screening and early detection of lung cancer.

Understand the molecular mechanisms of initiation and progression to lung cancer.

Identify innovative strategies for prevention of the occurrence of lung cancer.

Identify innovative strategies for the treatment of lung cancer.

Identify innovative strategies for the prevention of recurrence of or metastases from lung cancer.

Develop or optimize prognostic or predictive markers to assist with therapeutic decision-making.

Understand mechanisms of resistance to treatment (primary and secondary).

Understand contributors to lung cancer development other than tobacco.

Identify innovative strategies for lung cancer care delivery (disparities/clinical management/ surveillance/symptom management).

The LCRP seeks to support research that is relevant to the healthcare needs of military Service members, Veterans, and their families. Relevance to military health will be considered in determining relevance to the mission of the DHP and FY20 LCRP during programmatic review.   Investigators are strongly encouraged to consider the following characteristics as examples of how a project may demonstrate relevance to … Continue reading DOD Lung Cancer Research Program to announce funding opportunities for FY20

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