DoD Medical Research Funding

APPLY FOR 2022 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
PEER REVIEWED CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM GRANTS

$130 Million in Funding

HELPFUL SUBMISSION TIPS & INSIGHTS

Rally and the Children’s Oncology Group co-hosted a webinar with Dr. Donna Kimbark, PRCRP Program Manager. Dr. Kimbark provided expert insights and best practices for completing and submitting your DoD funding application. You can access the webinar video recording and presentation slides below.

More than $50 million in 2021 awards are under negotiation for Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers and related disease topic areas, as outlined below.

The list of 2021 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program applications recommended for funding is for informational purposes only. Identification on the list of applications recommended for funding is not intended to either confer a right to funding nor does it guarantee funding. The award of federal funds to support any of these applications is contingent upon successful negotiations and applicable federal policy.

Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adults Cancers

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Elena Ladas

Columbia University Medical Center

Behavioral Health Science Award

Anya Levinson

University of California, San Francisco

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Estibaliz Lopez Rodrigo

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Arash Alizadeh

Stanford University

Translational Team Science Award

Steve Cho

University of Wisconsin at Madison

Translational Team Science Award

Sharon Castellino

Emory University

Translational Team Science Award

Karen Pollok

Indiana University Bloomington

Impact Award

Paul Nathan

Hospital for Sick Children

Impact Award

Arun Wiita

University of California, San Francisco

Impact Award

Rani George

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Impact Award

 

Neuroblastoma

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Kai Tan

Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia

Translational Team Science Award

Steven DuBois

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Translational Team Science Award

Trevor Pugh

University Health Network, Toronto

Translational Team Science Award

Adam Wolpaw

Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Robbie Majzner

Stanford University

Impact Award

 

Pediatric Brain Tumors

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

John Kalapurakal

Northwestern University

Idea Award

Rajeev Vibhakar

University of Colorado, Denver

Impact Award

John Letterio

Case Western Reserve University

Idea Award

 

Colorectal Cancers

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Adam Snook

Thomas Jefferson University

Translational Team Science Award

Babar Bashir

Thomas Jefferson University

Translational Team Science Award

Jessica Petrick

Boston University Medical Campus

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Kipp Weiskopf

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Carla Rothlin

Yale University

Idea Award

Jorge Gomez-Gutierrez

University of Missouri, Columbia

Idea Award

 

Germ Cell Cancers

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Divyanshu Dubey

Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester

Idea Award

Joanna Gell

Jackson Laboratory

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Lucia Nappi

University of British Columbia

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Jenny Poynter

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Behavioral Health Science Award

 

Lymphoma

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Robert Hayashi

Washington University in St. Louis

Translational Team Science Award

Pamela Woodard

Washington University in St. Louis

Translational Team Science Award

Kenneth Walsh

University of Virginia

Translational Team Science Award

Javeed Iqbal

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Translational Team Science Award

Wing-Chung Chan

City of Hope Beckman Research Institute

Translational Team Science Award

Samantha Kendrick

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Idea Award

 

Sarcoma

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Everett Moding

Stanford University

Career Development Award – Fellow Option

Raphael Pollock

Ohio State University

Translational Team Science Award

Shaurya Prakash

Ohio State University

Translational Team Science Award

Kristin Gilchrist

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Translational Team Science Award

Nicolas Llosa

Johns Hopkins University

Impact Award

David Kirsch

Duke University

Idea Award

 

Thyroid Cancer

Principal Investigator

Research Institution

Grant Mechanism

Theodore Laetsch

Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia

Translational Team Science Award

Aime Franco

Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia

Translational Team Science Award

Matthew Ringel

Ohio State University

Impact Award

Rally’s National Advocacy Has Resulted In $63 Million for Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers

HISTORICAL DoD PEER-REVIEWED CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM

(PRCRP) FY21-FY17

YEAR PRCRP BUDGET ELIGIBLE TOPIC AREAS (CANCERS)

PEDIATRIC, ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT CANCERS AND RELATED TOPIC AREAS*

AWARDS / RANGE

PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMORS

AWARDS / RANGE

NEUROBLASTOMA

AWARDS / RANGE

COLORECTAL

AWARDS / RANGE

2021** $115 Million 20

$35 Million

43 Awards

$3 Million

3 Awards

$6 Million

5 Awards

$6 Million

6 Awards

2020 $110 Million 14

$10.8 Million

10 Awards: $1.6M – $616k

$6.05 Million

5 Awards: $2.4M – $700k

$4.8 Million

3 Awards: $1.6M – $1.4M

 
2019 $90 Million 15

$8.3 Million

11 Awards: $2.4M – $230k

$3.4 Million

5 Awards: $1.6M – $242k

$4.9 Million

7 Awards: $2.6M – $150k

 
2018 $80 Million 17

$6.5 Million

11 Awards: $1.5M – $155k

$2.5 Million

3 Awards: $1.6M – $197k

$1.7 Million

4 Awards: $640k – $240k

 
2017 $60 Million 14

$3.1 Million

7 Awards: $732k – $448k

$4.7 Million

8 Awards: $655k – $530k

$2.4 Million

3 Awards: $840k – $710k

 

*In 2021, related topic areas were available, including blood cancers, germ cell cancers, lymphoma, sarcomas and thyroid cancers.

**The award of federal funds to support any of these applications is contingent upon successful negotiations and applicable federal policy.

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