Recognized for our unique collaborations with scientists, clinicians, consumers, and the military, the CDMRP
is a subordinate command of the United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Department of Defense (http://cdmrp.
He visited Senator John Sununu (NH) to urge his support for a $15 million appropriation within the Defense Department's CDMRP
awarded a collaborative grant to Nitin Karandikar, MBBS, MD, PhD, whose field is immunology, and Qing "Richard" Lu, PhD (University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas), who is a developmental biologist, to investigate the biological mechanics of repair and develop an effective therapy that will allow repair to go forward.
funding process involves a review of applications by panels made up of 12 scientists and clinicians, who are subject matter experts, and three people with MS, or "consumers.
They achieved a huge win in 2009 when the CDMRP
awarded $5 million to MS research.
A few years ago, who in the MS movement even knew what CDMRP
was, let alone that it could help?
reinforced his strong backing of for CDMRP
SRA fully shares this mission and we are proud that CDMRP
will allow us to continue this partnership," said SRA Health Programs Vice President Paul Nedzbala.
Salzer added that the long-term goal of the CDMRP
GWI research program is the investment in a lasting infrastructure of relationships among the participating organizations fostering continuing research collaborations and future clinical trials focused on GWI.
Since fiscal year 1992 the CDMRP
has managed approximately $4.
With the specter of sequestration hanging over so many important programs, continued funding for the lung cancer screening program and all other programs within the CDMRP
is deeply gratifying," stated Lung Cancer Alliance President and CEO, Laurie Fenton Ambrose.
Captain Melissa Kaime, MD, Director, Department of Defense, CDMRP