New Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Funding Announced

The Department of Defense office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) has released funding opportunities for the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program, Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program, Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program, and Prostate Cancer Research Program.


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

  • Career Development Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

  • Clinical Trial Award
  • Discovery Award
  • Focused Program Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award
  • Technology/ Therapeutic Development Award

Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

  • Applied Research Award
  • Clinical Translational Research Award
  • Clinical Trial Award
  • Integrated Clinical Trial Award

Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

  • Clinical Consortium Award
  • Early Investigator Research Award
  • Health Disparity Research Award
  • Idea Development Award
  • Impact Award
  • Physician Research Award
  • Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award

Detailed descriptions of the funding opportunity, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the Program Announcements. The Program Announcements are available electronically for downloading from the website (, the CDMRP website (, and the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) (

All CDMRP funding opportunities, both recently and previously released, are available on the CDMRP website (