The Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) called the Applied Research and Advanced Technology Development will offer 100 awards with funding of $97 million in FY 2010. These first time awards are going to support research designed to advance state-of-the-art solutions for medical care emphasizing treatments for PTSD, TBI, prosthetics, restoration of eye sight and advanced eye care, plus other conditions directly related to the injuries service members receive on the battlefield.
Specifically, DMRDP is seeking new products, pharmacologic agents, behavioral and rehabilitation interventions, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, clinical guidance, and medical information and training systems and/or emerging approaches and technologies. The goal is to yield potential health products, approaches or technologies ready for human testing.
For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/ to see FOA (W81xWH-09-DMRDP-ARATDA) announced on August 17th. The Pre-Application deadline is September 25, 2009, invitation to submit an application is November 9, 2009, and the closing date for applications is December 18, 2009.