Advocacy

Call to Action 2022! We Need to Keep Our Voices Loud!

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is continuing its campaign to make funding available for research on peripheral neuropathy. FPN (and the scientific community) were pleased to see that over $8 million in grant funding was awarded to research focused on peripheral neuropathy under the Department of Defenses (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for 2021. We …

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PRMRP Research Funding FY22: Now Accepting Applications

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 ever in 2021. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is proud to have been instrumental in making more funding available for PN research and researchers. For a second consecutive year, …

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DOD’s PRMRP Neuropathy Research Awards

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) has determined the grant applications that it wishes to award in fiscal year 2021 (FY21). In this first year that applications were accepted for research in peripheral neuropathy, 41 applications out of over 1000 applications received focused on peripheral neuropathy. DoD is recommending awarding a grant …

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Peripheral Neuropathy is Again an Eligible Condition for DOD Grants

Last week, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations released the Majority’s draft of the fiscal year 2022 (FY22) Defense Appropriations Act. The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to see that this draft legislation once again includes “peripheral neuropathy” among the eligible conditions for grants in FY22 from the Department of Defense’s Peer …

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Call to Action 2021! We Need to Keep Our Voices Loud!

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is continuing its campaign to make funding available for research on peripheral neuropathy. FPN was pleased to see the action taken by Congress to designate “peripheral neuropathy” as a condition eligible for research funding from the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) for 2021. We …

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FPN Applauds Congressional Action to Increase Research for Peripheral Neuropathy

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) applauds action taken by Congress to designate “peripheral neuropathy” as a condition eligible for research funding from the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). Language designating the condition eligible for funding is included in the fiscal year 2021 Omnibus Appropriations Act cleared yesterday by the …

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FPN Government Relations Update: May 2020

For most of the past two months, Congress – like most of the country – has been in lockdown and working remotely to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has presented organizations like the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy with significant challenges in executing our grassroots advocacy strategies, particularly for any objectives related to the fiscal …

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Call to Action 2020! Help Us Get Your Voice Heard for More Research Funding!

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is embarking on a new and heightened campaign to make more funding available for research on peripheral neuropathy. For 2020, we are building on our efforts from 2019 to increase our efforts and build awareness in both the Senate and the House of Representatives of the importance of including peripheral …

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