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
Jane Yu, PhD The impact of estrogen-promoted extracellular matrix-degrading programs on LAM progression University of Cincinnati College of Medicine MDBR - Lymphangioleiomyomatosis $50,060 2018
Delia Talos, MD The neuropathology of CDKL5 disorder University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine MDBR - CDKL5 $51,560 2018
Robert Wilson, MD, PhD Therapeutic drug discovery for CDKL5 deficiency using random shRNA selection Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Charlotte Kilstrup-Nielsen, PhD Therapeutic potential of pregnenolone and its synthetic non-metabolized derivative for CDKL5 disorder. University of Insubria CDKL5 $140,492 2017
J. Brandon Dixon, PhD Tissue engineered lymphatic malformation on a chip for screening therapeutics Georgia Institute of Technology MDBR - Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly (lymphangiomatosis) & Gorham-Stout Disease $80,185 2018
Mark Dunne, PhD Towards Precision Medicine in the Treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Infancy University of Manchester MDBR - CHI $71,000 2015
Mara Riminucci Transgenic models of Fibrous dysplasia and models of intervetion Sapienza University of Rome MDBR - FD $74,000 2016
Jeannie Lee, MD, PhD Treating CDKL5 Syndrome by reactivating the silent allele of CDKL5 Massachusetts General Hospital CDKL5 $150,000 2016
Hasam Akman, PhD Treatment of adult polyglucosan body disease caused by an intronic mutation in glycogen branching enzyme gene. Columbia University Medical Center MDBR - APBD $50,500 2016
David Rowitch, MD, PhD Understanding CDKL5 Expression Pattern by RNAScope in Developing Mouse and Human Glia University of Cambridge CDKL5 $97,071 2017