Read the Durbin-Blunt letter here.
Before the vote, Senator Dick Durbin (IL) delivered an impassioned speech on the Senate floor explaining the necessity and importance of his amendment. You can view his speech by clicking here.
The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) fills research gaps by funding high impact, high risk and high gain projects that other agencies may not be inclined to fund. CDMRP programs share a common goal of advancing paradigm shifting research, solutions that will lead to cures or improvements in patient care, or breakthrough technologies and resources for clinical benefit.
Visit the CDMRP website for research funding opportunities here.
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