#Específica ER# 2019 MDBR Pilot Grant Program of the Orphan Disease Center

Grants: The ODC is offering 38 research opportunities focusing on 30 different rare diseases. This program provides a one-year grant to support research related to a rare disease represented in the 2019 Million Dollar Bike Ride. Number of awards and dollar amounts vary per disease based on fundraising totals by each disease team.

Research Areas for the 2019 MDBR Grant Program:

  • Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD)
  • Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T)
  • BPAN- A Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation Disorder
  • CADASIL: Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy
  • Castleman Disease
  • CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder
  • Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Choroideremia
  • Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI)
  • Choroideremia (CHM)
  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
  • CRB1 (Retinal Blindness)
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita & Telomere Biology Disorder
  • Fibrous Dysplasia (FD)
  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP)
  • Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly (GLA; a.k.a. lymphangiomatosis) and Gorham-Stout Disease (GSD)
  • Glucose Transporter Type 1 Defiency Syndrome (Glut 1DS)
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Maple Syrup Urine Disorder (MSUD)
  • Mucolipidosis Type IV (ML4)
  • Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)
  • MPS Gene Spotlight: Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS)
  • Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia of Infancy (NEHI)
  • Niemann Pick Type C (NPC)
  • Pitt Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS)
  • RASopathies
  • SETBP1 Disorder
  • Snyder-Robinson Syndrome
  • STXBP1 Encephalopathy

Deadline: Letter of interest due Monday, September 23, 2019 by 8PM EST (USA)

Detailed information and application

http://orphandiseasecenter.med.upenn.edu/grant-opportunities/2019-mdbr-pilot-grant-progra

Entidad Financiadora: The Orphan Disease Center

Plazo de Presentación: 23/09/2019

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