Released: March 3, 2023
Department of Defense
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Multiple Sclerosis Research Program
Anticipated Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23)
The FY23 Defense Appropriations Act provides funding for the Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP) to support innovative and impactful research that addresses fundamental issues and gaps in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The managing agent for the anticipated funding opportunities is the CDMRP at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC).
The MSRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY23 funding opportunities. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government. The FY23 MSRP funding opportunity announcements for the following award mechanisms will be posted on the Grants.gov website. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the announcements are released.
Applications submitted to the FY23 MSRP must address one of the Focus Areas relevant to the award mechanism as described in the table below:
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Clinical Trial Award||Investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent)||
The FY23 Clinical Trial Award offers two funding levels:
Funding Level 1
Funding Level 2
|Early Investigator Research Award||
|Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award||
Established Investigators: Independent investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent).
|Investigator-Initiated Research Award||
Established Investigators: Independent investigators at or above the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent)
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) prior to the pre-application deadline. All applications must conform to the final funding opportunity announcements that will be available for downloading from the Grants.gov website. The application package containing the required forms for each award mechanism will also be found on Grants.gov. A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRDC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using Assistance Listing Number (ALN, formerly CFDA) 12.420.
Submission deadlines are not available until the funding opportunity announcements are released. For email notification when announcements are released, subscribe to program-specific news and updates under “Email Subscriptions” on the eBRAP homepage. For more information about the MSRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (https://cdmrp.health.mil).
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs
Last updated Friday, March 3, 2023