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.
CSRA will also provide logistics support and maintain CDMRPs
electronic application portal, known as eBRAP.
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.
A few years ago, who in the MS movement even knew what CDMRP
was, let alone that it could help?
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.
Since fiscal year 1992 the CDMRP
has managed approximately $4.
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact: CDMRP
Help Desk Phone: 301-682-5507 Email: help@eBRAP.
Captain Melissa Kaime, MD, Director, Department of Defense, CDMRP
Clinical trials of the investigational drugs are being conducted through the PCF-funded Clinical Therapy Consortium in partnership with the Department of Defense CDMRP
for prostate cancer.
For more information regarding the CDMRP
grant, visit the program's web site at http://cdmrp.