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
Carl Ernst SETBP1 deficiency syndrome as an AKT modifer in human neurons McGill Uniersity (Douglas Hospital Research Institute) MDBR - SETBP1 $67,943 2020
Robert A. Casero, Jr. Dimethylspermine (Me2Spm) as a novel treatment approach to restore normal spermidine/spermine ratios in Snyder-Robinson Syndrome (SRS) models Johns Hopkins School of Medicine MDBR - SRS $69,318 2020
Matthijs Verhage Rapid and unbiased in vivo screen for lead compounds that rescue STXBP1 dysfunction and subsequent in vitro validation in human neurons Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam MDBR - STXBP1 $69,588 2020
Zachary Grinspan Phenylbutyrate for STXBP1 Encephalopathy – A Pilot Study Weill Cornell Medicine MDBR - STXBP1 $69,588 2020
Thomas Smith Towards new therapeutic treatments for the hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome (HI/HA) University of Texas Medical Branch MDBR - CHI $72,014 2020
Nicole Van Bergen What are the functional consequences of CDKL5 dysfunction in human neuronal cells? Murdoch Children's Research Institute MDBR - CDKL5 $55,898 2020
Rene Maehr Developing human pluripotent stem cells for investigation and treatment of hypoparathyroidism University of Massachusetts Medical School Hypoparathyroidism Stem Cell Consortium Pilot Grant Program $500000 2019
Dr. Michael Mannstadt In vitro differentiation of parathyroid cells from stem cells Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University Hypoparathyroidism Stem Cell Consortium Pilot Grant Program $500000 2019
Jamie Fitzgerald, PhD A novel RNA-based CRISPR strategy for treating congenital muscular dystrophy Henry Ford Health System MDBR - Congenital Muscular Dystrophy $50,699 2019
Brian Bigger, PhD Targeted stem cell gene therapy for severe Mucopolysaccharidosis I (Hurler) University of Manchester MPS I Pilot Grant Program $165,000 2019
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