The U.S. Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) included peripheral neuropathy as a condition eligible for research funding for the first time in 2021. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy  is proud to have been instrumental in making more funding available for PN research and researchers. To read about FPN’s advocacy efforts in this process, read here. 
What is the PRMRP?
The PRMRP is a $370 million grant program, open to researchers both in the U.S. and outside the U.S. to fund studies focusing on 42 diseases and conditions, including peripheral neuropathy. Criteria for funding includes the scientific merit of the research as well as its impact on veterans and their families. For more information about the PRMRP click here. 
We are happy to announce that the PRMRP is open for pre-applications!
The PRMRP requires submission of both a pre-application and a final application. The Pre-Application for the PRMRP funding is now open. Information and the pre-application itself can be found here . Information about the PRMRP approval process, click here.