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
Vera Kalscheuer, PhD Novel CDKL5 complex partners and kinase substrate candidates Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics CDKL5 $91,900 2017
Charlotte Kilstrup-Nielsen, PhD Therapeutic potential of pregnenolone and its synthetic non-metabolized derivative for CDKL5 disorder. University of Insubria CDKL5 $140,492 2017
Alysson Muotri, PhD CDKL5 Syndrome cortical organoids for drug testing and reversibility potential University of California San Diego CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Tommaso Pizzorusso, PhD Rescuing CDKL5 mice phenotype by targeting developmental critical period mechanisms Institute of Neuroscience, CNR CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Sila Ultanir, PhD Development of biomarkers for CDKL5 activity The Francis Crick Institute CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Robert Wilson, MD, PhD Therapeutic drug discovery for CDKL5 deficiency using random shRNA selection Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Timothy Benke, MD, PhD Mechanisms and treatment of paradoxical hyperexcitability in CDKL5 deficiency syndrome University of Colorado, School of Medicine CDKL5 $150,000 2017
David Rowitch, MD, PhD Understanding CDKL5 Expression Pattern by RNAScope in Developing Mouse and Human Glia University of Cambridge CDKL5 $97,071 2017
Frances Jensen, MD, FACP Targeting the chloride-importing and exporting transporters in CDKL5 disorder University of Pennsylvania CDKL5 $300,000 2017
Jan Nolta, PhD Development of TALE and CRISPR/Cas9 as a putative therapy for treatment or correction of genetically linked CDKL5 Deficiency University of California, Davis Medical Center CDKL5 $300,000 2017
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