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. 

Full list of 2018 MDBR Awardees

Awarded Grants

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Awardee Project Title Institution Grant Amount Funding Year
Carmine Settembre, PhD Modulation of autophagy to treat skeletal features in MPSI Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine MPS I $315,000 2017
Mara Riminucci, MD Mouse models of Fibrous Dysplasia (FD) as a tool for developing rational and effective therapies Sapienza University of Rome MDBR - Fibrous Dysplasia $58,500 2015
S. Ali Fatemi, MD, MBA Multicenter Cross Standardization of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods for Adrenoleukodystrophy/Adrenomyeloneuropathy Kennedy Krieger, Johns Hopkins University MDBR - Adrenoleukodystrophy $101,164 2018
Stefan Liebau, PhD and Marius Ueffing, PhD Mutated CRB1 in human induced pluripotent stem cell derived retinal organoids Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Institute of Neuroanatomy MDBR - CRB1 $50,500 2016
David Cormode, PhD Nano-magnetic oils for the study of intestinal lymphatics in lymphangiomatosis University of Pennsylvania MDBR - GLA/GSD $51,000 2015
Charles Vite, DVM, PhD, ACVIM Natural history study and biomarker development in the large animal model of mucolipidosis II University of Pennsylvania MDBR - MPS $50,500 2015
Maurizio Giustetto, PhD Neuronal determinants of CDKL5 deficiency disorder: neuropathological, genetic and molecular analysis of postmortem brains University of Torino MDBR - CDKL5 $51,560 2018
Eric Marsh, MD, PhD and Tim Benke, MD, PhD Neurophysiological correlates in CDKL5 syndrome: a supplement to the NIH Natural History Study of Rett syndrome, CDKL5 syndrome, and other Rett syndrome-related disorders; protocol RTT5212. Children's Hospital Colorado and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia MDBR - CDKL5 $53,500 2016
Vera Kalscheuer, PhD Novel CDKL5 complex partners and kinase substrate candidates Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics CDKL5 $91,900 2017
Jeffrey Esko, PhD Novel Transporters for MPS I Enzyme Replacement Therapy University of California, San Diego MPS I $330,000 2012
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