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Thursday June 16, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

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Rutgers, The State University of  New Jersey
Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) Auditorium

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Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Regional Funding Workshop at Rutgers University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ
CAIT Auditorium, Busch Campus

June 16, 2011, 2:00-5:30 p.m.

Rutgers New Brunswick will host a regional funding workshop for the 2011 Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs on Thursday, June 16, 2011, from 2:00-5:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) on the Rutgers University Busch Campus.

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) are funded through the United States Department of Defense via annual Congressional legislation known as the Defense Appropriations Act. It identifies and funds the best research to eradicate diseases and support the U.S. warfighter for the benefit of the American public. 

CDMRP Science Officers will present an informative overview of current and anticipated CDMRP research programs and strategies for developing successful research proposals.  

A panel discussion with several researchers from area universities currently funded by CDMRP will follow this presentation. A poster and networking session for currently-funded researchers and those interested in applying to CDMRP will follow the workshop. Light refreshments will be served.

2011 CDMRP programs:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - $8 million
Autism Research - $6.4 million
Bone Marrow Failure - $4 million
Breast Cancer - $150 million
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - $4 million
Gulf War Illness - $8 million
Lung Cancer - $12.8 million
Multiple Sclerosis - $4.8 million
Neurofibromatosis - $16 million
Ovarian Cancer - $20 million
Peer Reviewed Cancer Research - $16 million
Peer Reviewed Medical Research - $50 million
Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research $24 million
Prostate Cancer - $80 million
Spinal Cord Injury - $12 million
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex - $6.4 million

Additional medical research funding may be announced 

CDMRP-funded researchers interested in participating in the panel discussion or presenting a poster at the workshop should please send an email to the workshop contact.

Registration for this event is free, but space is limited.