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
Maxim Itkin, MD Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MR Lymphangiogram Imaging of Lymphatic Anomalies (LA) University of Pennsylvania MDBR - GLA/GSD $101,000 2015
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
Andrew Kennedy, PhD Epigenetic Therapy to Treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS) Bates College MDBR - Pitt Hopkins Syndrome $49,263 2018
Stephen Stick, MB, Bchir, PhD, MRCHP, FRACP Epithelial-mesenchymal transition in paediatric airway epithelial cells following infection with bronchiolitis obliterans associated adenoviruses. Telethon Kids Institute MDBR - Bronchiolitis Obliterans $50,500 2015
Jason Mills, PhD Establishing 3-Dimensional (3D) Retinal Optic Cups using patient-specific CRB1 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. University of Pennsylvania MDBR - CRB1 $50,500 2016
Christine Bear, PhD Evaluating “exon‐skipping” as a strategy to repair the CFTR nonsense mutation Sickkids Hospital - Toronto MDBR - Cystic Fibrosis 1282x $51,500 2015
Aristotelis Astreinidis, PhD Evaluation of PLK1 inhibitors in a pre-clinical LAM animal model Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center MDBR - LAM $60,000 2014
Anthony Stevens Ex vivo and in vivo assessment of next generation enzyme replacement therapies Amicus Therapeutics MPS I $134,200 2013
Nicoletta Landsberger, PhD Exploiting computational biology for target identification and drug repositioning in CDKL5 disorder University of Milan CDKL5 $150,000 2016
Umrao Monani, PhD Exploring a novel means of regulating Glut1 expression, and its therapeutic implications Columbia University Medical Center MDBR - Glucose Transporter Deficiency Syndrome $48,918 2018
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