Advocacy

Make Your Voice Heard: Join the Call to Action for PN Advocacy!

Help Advocate for Government Funding for Peripheral Neuropathy Research in 2025 Due to the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy’s (FPN) advocacy efforts on the Hill, and countless letters from PN patients like you, Congress designated peripheral neuropathy as a condition in the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) in the annual Defense Appropriations Act during fiscal …

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PN renewed in 2024 Defense Appropriations Bill

PN Renewed in 2024 Defense Appropriations Bill

On March 23, 2024, the Senate Committee on Appropriations approved, by a large bipartisan vote, the Senate version of the fiscal year 2024 Defense Appropriations Bill. As it has in the three previous years (FY21-23), the Committee renewed “peripheral neuropathy” (PN) as an eligible condition for receiving research grants from the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed …

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FY24 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program

FY24 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) funding opportunities are now available!

For the fourth consecutive year, peripheral neuropathy (PN) has been renewed for research funding by the Department of Defense (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)’s $370 million fund for FY24. In advance of pre-application deadlines, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) is sharing with you the FY24 funding mechanisms, award amounts, maximum direct costs and how to apply. FY24 …

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Newly Funded Research: Targeting Local B Cells to Prevent Chronification of Neuropathic Pain

Principal Investigators Peter Grace, PhD, from MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, and Cobi Heijnen, PhD, from Rice University, were recently granted Investigator-Initiated Research Awards. Grace received funding totaling USD$3,064,079, and Heijnen received funding totaling USD$165,704. Peripheral Neuropathy Advocacy Grace and Heijnen’s awards were made possible through the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy’s (FPN) advocacy …

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Newly Funded Research: A Novel miR-155 Therapy for the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

Principal Investigator Shailly Jariwala, MS, PhD, of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, was recently granted a Discovery Award totaling USD$319,151 for her research on a new therapy for peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy Advocacy Jariwala’s award was made possible through the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy’s (FPN) advocacy efforts with the Department of Defense’s CDMRP program. Advocacy …

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Importance of Peripheral Neuropathy Recognized in Appropriations Act

Since 2019, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy has been actively engaged in a campaign to increase federal funding for peripheral neuropathy research. We had an extraordinary breakthrough in fiscal year 2021, when Congress included “peripheral neuropathy” as an eligible condition for research funding from the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP), and Congress …

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PN renewed in 2024 Defense Appropriations Bill

PN Renewed in Senate Defense Bill

On July 27, 2023, the Senate Committee on Appropriations approved by a large bipartisan vote the Senate version of the fiscal year 2024 Defense Appropriations Act. As it has in the three previous years (FY21-23), the Committee included “peripheral neuropathy” as an eligible condition for receiving research grants from the Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Medical …

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PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY RESEARCHERS INVITED TO PRE-APPLY FOR RESEARCH GRANTS FROM DoD PEER REVIEWED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM

The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy and the Department of Defense Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program Co-Host March 8 Webinar About Award Pre-Applications CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For the third consecutive year, peripheral neuropathy (PN) has been renewed for research funding by the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PDMRP)’s $370 million fund. In advance of pre-application deadlines, the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) and the …

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Call to Action 2023 – Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program! 

Help Advocate for Government Funding for Peripheral Neuropathy Research What It Is In response to the tireless advocacy and outreach from the peripheral neuropathy (PN) community, Congress designated peripheral neuropathy as a condition in the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) in the annual Defense Appropriations Act during fiscal years 2021 through 2023. During that …

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Our Advocacy Work on The Hill

In 2020, the peripheral neuropathy (PN) research community achieved a huge breakthrough. For the first time, Congress included “peripheral neuropathy” as an eligible condition for study in the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). This led to more than $8 million in grants being awarded for peripheral neuropathy research in fiscal …

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