Awarded Grants

The ODC offers over 50 grant opportunities in 30+ disease areas annually to researchers across the globe, as well as within the Penn and CHOP communities. Since 2011, our grant programs have funded $17.2 million in rare disease research.

See below for a complete list of ODC-awarded grants since 2011.

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Awarded Grants

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Awardee Project Title Institution Grant Amount Funding Year
Or Kakhlon Testing the efficacy of new pharmaceutical candidates for APBD Research Fund of the Hadassah Medical Organization MDBR - APBD $52,509 2020
Baodong Sun Gene Therapy for Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD) Duke University MDBR - APBD $52,509 2020
Fabrice Dabertrand Pericyte contractility in CADASIL University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus MDBR - CADASIL $81,951 2020
Ivan Maillard Clonal activation of lymph node stromal cells in unicentric Castleman Disease University of Pennsylvania MDBR - Castleman $51,358 2020
Luis Juan Vicente Galietta Pharmacological strategies to target nonsense mutations in cystic fibrosis Fondazione Telethon - TIGEM MDBR - CF $54,718 2020
Katarina Stingl Adaptive Optics imaging in follow-ups of choroideremia patients after gene therapy University Eye Hospital Tübingen, Germany MDBR - CHM $61,079 2020
Robert Bryson-Richardson Generation and Characterization of a Collagen VI Muscular Dystrophy Zebrafish Model for Drug Screening Monash University MDBR - CMD $91,176 2020
Sylvia Ounpuu A study of the correlation between gait abnormalities, activity monitoring parameters, CMTPeds and a biomarker in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Connecticut Children's Medical Center MDBR - CMT $60,330 2020
Jan Wijnholds Characterisation of CRB1 patient human iPSC-derived retinal organoids to set-up potency assays for gene therapy Leiden University Medical MDBR - CRB1 $40,177 2020
Konstantin Petrukhin Targeting retinoid traffic for treatment of CRB1-CRUMB1 degenerative retinal disorders Columbia University Medical Center MDBR - CRB1 $40,177 2020
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