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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Orphan Disease Center (ODC) and Loulou Foundation
04/03/20 8:00 PM EST
Grants to USA, Canada, and International research faculty based at an academic or nonprofit institution for research studies that address a particular treatment-resistant form of epilepsy with concurrent extensive neurodevelopmental delay. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to a full application. Funding is intended to advance the development of therapies for CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder (CDD).
This program is seeking grant applications that progress the discovery or development of treatments and/or a cure for CDKL5 Deficiency. The Foundation recognizes that many gaps exist in the basic understanding of CDKL5 and its role in neurologic development. Therefore, basic science projects that address these gaps are welcome as long as they are tethered to the development of a potential therapy.
While the RFA is broad in scope, priority will be given to grants that cover the following areas:
For more information about the priority areas above, see http://orphandiseasecenter.med.upenn.edu/uploads/attachments/ck6gy8acl4qe5zntudfjq2yrb-2020-cdkl5-rfa-w-patent.pdf#page=1
Allowable direct costs:
GrantWatch ID#: 183153
The number of awards may vary.
$150,000 (total cost)
Award will be for one year. Proposed funding period: May 1, 2020 – April 30, 20210.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a Letter of Interest:
For administrative inquiries, please contact:
For scientific inquiries, please email:
Sheridan Carrington, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
TRL Suite 1200
125 South 31st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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