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$7.7 MILLION AWARDED IN NEW FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CANCERS IN CHILDREN AND AYAS, BRINGING THREE-YEAR TOTAL TO $17 MILLION

Over the past three years, Rally’s national advocacy efforts have resulted in $17 million in new federal funding for cancers in children, adolescents and young adults within the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) via the Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

Cancers in children, adolescents and young adults received $7.7 million for 10 awards in 2019, $6.5 million for 11 awards in 2018 and $3.3 million for seven awards in 2017.

APPLY FOR 2020 DoD CDMRP GRANTS

$110 MILLION WITHIN THE PRCRP AVAILABLE FOR PEDIATRIC, ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT CANCERS

Application Deadlines

  • May 14, 2020: Idea Award and Impact Award Pre-Proposal Due
  • July 30, 2020: Career Development Award, Virtual Cancer Center Award, Translational Team Science Award, and Behavioral Health Science Award Letter of Intent Due
  • August 27, 2020: Full Applications for All Above Awards Due

For more information, visit cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prcrp

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2018 PRCRP Awards for Cancers in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

In 2018 Cancers in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults was just one of the 17 topic areas under the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP). With $80 million available, Cancers in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults secured $6.5 million in awards. The table below highlights the 2018 awards so that you may gain a sense of the award mechanisms available. Since that time, available funding under the PRCRP has increased to $110 million across 14 topic areas. To see the 2019 awards that have been recommended for funding under all PRCRP topic areas visit: https://cdmrp.army.mil/prcrp/awards/awards.

 

PI Hospital Title Type Amount
Natalie Boehnke Massachusetts Institute of Technology Leveraging Rational Nanoparticle Design for Improved Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Cancers (Sarcomas and Blasomas) Horizon Award $155,000
Rikhia Chaudhury Chakraborty Baylor College of Medicine Therapeutic Targeting of Immune Dysfunction in Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Career Development Award $577,246
Carri Geer Novan, Inc. Topical Nitric Oxide Therapy to Treat Cervical Neoplasias and Prevent HPV-Associated Cancers Impact Award $1,215,182
Andrew Hong Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Functional Interrogation of Nuclear Export Inhibition in SMARCB1-Deficient Cancers (Sarcomas) Career Development Award $633,993
Liesl Lawrence University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Transcription, R-Loops, and RNA Splicing in Ewing Sarcoma Horizon Award $220,350
Miguel Miranda-Roman Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Overcoming Resistance to MEK Inhibitor Treatment in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (MPNST) Horizon Award $264,375
Caitlin Murphy University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Fertility and Reproductive Outcomes of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors in Texas Career Development Award $580,648
Christopher Porter Emory University Development of Bispecific, T-Cell Engaging, Cytokine-Loaded Nanoparticles (BiTEokines) for the Treatment of Childhood Cancers (Leukemias) Idea Award with Special Focus $624,000
Mark Purdue National Cancer Institute An Investigation of Serum Levels of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Testicular Cancer Risk Within the Department of Defense Serum Repository Idea Award with Special Focus $452,604
Bo Kyung A Seong Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Targeting Pediatric Fusion Oncoproteins via Protein Degradation (Osteosarcoma and Neroblastoma) Horizon Award $264,750
Raymond Yeung/Venu Pillarisetty/Taran Gujral University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Novel Therapeutics for Fibrolamellar Carcinoma (Children and AYA) Translational Team Science Award $1,539,441

 

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