Accession Number:

ADA558259

Title:

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Fiscal Year 2012 Report to Congress

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIEL COMMAND FORT DETRICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command USAMRMC is a major subordinate Command of the U.S. Army Medical Command. The USAMRMC manages biomedical research and development programs that are part of the Department of Defense DoD. Congressional appropriations totaling over 6 billion for fiscal years 1992 to 2012 FY92-FY12 assigned to the USAMRMC are managed by the office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs CDMRP, a subordinate organization within the USAMRMC. Biomedical research supported by these funds include research in breast, prostate, lung, ovarian, melanoma and genetic cancers pediatric brain tumors, neurofibromatosis tuberous sclerosis complex autism Gulf War illness psychological health and traumatic brain injury deployment-related medical and other research. The CDMRP is responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, programming, budgeting, and executing the research programs. The CDMRP s flexible execution and management cycle includes the receipt of annual congressional appropriations, new research programs stakeholders meeting, vision setting, release of request for preproposals or applications, preproposal screening and invitation to submit full applications, full applications receipt and review, recommendation of grants for funding, and oversight of research grants.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE