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 CDKL5 Program of Excellence Awardees

Awarded Grants

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Awardee Project Title Institution Grant Amount Funding Year
Yogesh Chutake, PhD Reversal of epigenetic promoter silencing in Friedreich ataxia by histone deacetylase inhibitors University of Oklahoma HSC MDBR - FA $35,000 2014
Oscar Marcos-Contreras, PhD Enhancing coagulation factor expression in skeletal muscle by augmenting the endogenous post-translational protein modification machinery: application to hemophilia gene therapy The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia MDBR - Hemophilia $35,000 2014
Brittney Gurda, PhD CNS gene therapy to restore NPC1 protein expression in cerebellar Purkinje cells and delay or prevent disease onset in feline Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1) disease. University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine MDBR - NPC $35,000 2014
Alena Svatkova, PhD Unraveling the basis of white matter disease in mucopolysaccharidosis type I – a DTI study University of Minnesota MDBR - MPS $35,000 2014
Annette Bley, PhD Quantitative description of the clinical course of Canavan disease University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Dept of Pediatrics MDBR - Tay-Sachs $35,000 2014
Benjamin Philpot, PhD Identification of Molecular Targets for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome Treatments University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill MDBR - Pitt Hopkins $55,000 2014
Ashley Bush, MB BS, DPM, FRANZCP, PhD, FTSE Dual targeting of defective lipid and metal pathways in Niemann-Pick type C disease: an in vitro pilot study The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health MDBR - NPC $50,000 2014
Daniel Marenda, PhD Understanding TCF4 function in post-mitotic neuron synaptic plasticity Drexel University MDBR - Pitt Hopkins $55,000 2014
Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA STAT3 in Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) University of Pennsylvania MDBR - LAM $60,000 2014
Don Mahuran, PhD Developing Substrate Reduction Therapy for MPS I, II & III The Hospital for Sick Children MPS I $140,650 2013