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ACL Awards Burn Injury Model Systems (BMS) Grants

October 17, 2022

ACL's National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is announcing the 2022 cohort of the Burn Injury Model Systems (BMS) program grantees. The planned project period for these four grants is September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2027, with an estimated funding amount of $470,000 per year for each grantee. 

Burn Injury Model Systems Centers provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary services to people with burn injury as a prerequisite for conducting research that contributes to the development of and access to evidence-based burn rehabilitation with the ultimate goal of improving the health and function, community living and participation, and employment outcomes of people with burn injury. Burn Model System Centers generate new knowledge through site-specific research projects, collaborative projects, and contributions of data to the Burn Model System national longitudinal database. Learn more about the BMS database. 

Burn MS Grant Recipients:

  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Corporation, Charlestown, MA
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA

View more details about these grants. Contact Amanda Reichard at NIDILRR if you have questions about the BMS Program. 

To stay current on NIDILRR grant opportunities, please visit and search: NIDILRR or 93.433.

NIDILRR, part of ACL, generates new knowledge and promotes its effective use so that people with disabilities can perform activities of their choice in the community. NIDILRR also works to expand society’s capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities.

Last modified on 10/17/2022

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