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
Jason A. Mills, PhD Targeting phagosome maturation to restore dysfunctional retinal pigmented epithelium in CHM University of Pennsylvania MDBR - Choroideremia $101,740 2019
Paul J. Utz Autoantibody Discovery in Castleman Disease Using Multiplexed Assays Leland Stanford Junior University MDBR - Castleman Disease $102,150 2019
Or Kakhlon, PhD Pharmacological, histological and metabolic analyses of a new drug candidate for APBD Hadassah Medical Organization MDBR - Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease $53,455 2019
Berge Minassian, MD Gene Replacement Therapy for APBD UT Southwestern Medical Center MDBR - Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease $53,455 2019
Benjamin Philpot, PhD Pilot study to develop a small molecule activator of TCF4 as a treatment for Pitt-Hopkins syndrome University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill MDBR - Pitt Hopkins Syndrome $51,242 2019
Wei Liu CRB1-null human retinal organoids for disease modeling and gene therapy testing Albert Einstein College of Medicine MDBR - CRB1-CRUMB1 $50,312 2019
Jan Wijnholds AAV gene therapy on cultured human iPSC-derived retina with loss of CRB1 and CRB2 Leiden University Medical Center MDBR - CRB1-CRUMB1 $50,312 2019
Mara Riminucci, MD, PhD Anti-resorptive drugs in Fibrous Dysplasia of bone: studies on the effects of a RANKL inhibitor and Zoledronic Acid in a murine model of the disease by radiography, histology and genome-wide gene expression analysis (NanoString) Sapienza University of Rome MDBR - Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune Albright Syndrome $68,185 2019
Kelly Wentworth, MD Elucidating the Role of GNAS Mosaicism in Fibrous Dysplastic Lesions University of California, San Francisco MDBR - Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune Albright Syndrome $68,185 2019
Eileen Shore, PhD Role of the GM-CSF Pathway in Heterotypic Ossification Associated with FOP University of Pennsylvania MDBR - Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva $37,633 2019
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