Applying for Myotonic Dystrophy Research Funding:
Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)
Friday, February 24th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) is pleased to announce that Cecilia Dupecher, Ph.D., Program Manager, Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) at the U.S. Army’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) will be leading an informative webinar on February 24th to briefly explain the program’s history and purpose and discuss how researchers can apply for $370 million in awards under PRMRP as part of the fiscal year 2023 review cycle.
Myotonic Dystrophy researchers were recently awarded $8.8 million as part of the fiscal year 2022 grant cycle. Since myotonic dystrophy was designated an eligible research area six years ago, researchers have been awarded over $16 million.
PRMRP Letters of Intent are due as early as March 29th with Full Application deadlines beginning April 26th, 2023! Click here to view all award deadlines. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the requirements for submitting your grant application so we can continue to grow federal support for myotonic dystrophy research! Click here to register!
Are you a DM professional interested in becoming a programmatic reviewer of PRMRP grants? Tune in to the webinar to learn more!
About the Speaker
Cecilia Dupecher, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
Dr. Dupecher provides strategic coordination for the execution and management of PRMRP Congressional appropriation. As the Program Manager, she is responsible for executing the PRMRP’s entire program life cycle, including investment strategy, development of funding opportunities, overseeing review of research proposals, and analysis of PRMRP’s accomplishments. She joined CDMRP in 2017 as Science Officer, providing scientific management and oversight to a portfolio of research awards focused on various Infectious Diseases, funded under the PRMRP.