publication date: Jun. 12, 2020

Funding Opportunities

EGFR Resisters/LUNGevity issues RFA for FY21 award program in EGFR-positive lung cancer research

EGFR Resisters and LUNGevity Foundation have issued a Request for Application for the EGFR-Positive lung cancer research program.

Funded research is expected to include at least one aim that is translational and must be directly related to improvement in patient outcomes and/or lead to a clinical trial. The EGFR-Positive award is open to researchers at U.S. and international institutions. At the time of application, an international candidate must name a co-principal investigator who is employed at a U.S. institution. A successful applicant may receive up to $200,000 over an award term of two years.

The Request for Applications will be posted as of June 18 on the LUNGevity website and on the proposalCENTRAL website. For more information, contact Margery Jacobson at or 312-407-6109.


DoD announces FY20 anticipated funding opportunities

The FY20 Defense Appropriations Act provides funding to the Department of Defense Pancreatic Cancer Research Program to support pancreatic cancer research.

The funding is 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 at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.

The PCARP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY20 funding opportunity. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government. The FY20 PCARP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms will be posted on the website. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released.

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