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
Daniel Marenda, PhD Understanding TCF4 function in post-mitotic neuron synaptic plasticity Drexel University MDBR - Pitt Hopkins $55,000 2014
Ainslie Derrick-Roberts, PhD Understanding neurogenesis in MPS IIIA disease SA Pathology MDBR - MPS $52,000 2016
Andrea Del Fattore, PhD Understanding the molecular and cellular defects of bone remodelling in patients affected by Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, IRCCS MDBR - GLA/GSD $59,000 2016
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
Victoria Stepanova, PhD Urokinase as a potential biomarker and target in LAM University of Pennsylvania MDBR - LAM $50,000 2016
Tejvir Khurana, MD, PhD Utrophin Genome Editing for Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Therapy University of Pennsylvania Genome Editing $100,000 2016
Minji Byun, PhD Whole genome sequencing based discovery of germline mutations underlying idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis MDBR - Castleman $63,000 2015
Daniel Rader, MD iPSC-derived hepatocytes as a model to screen and explore genes and mechanisms that ameliorate hepatic steatosis University of Pennsylvania HTSC $99,138 2015
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