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
Doug Epstein, MSc, PhD Hearing Loss Program of Excellence Feasibility Pilot Grant University of Pennsylvania POE - Hearing Loss $60,000 2017
Peter Klein, MD Hematopoietic stem cell expansion to treat inherited bone marrow disorders University of Pennsylvania HTSC $110,000 2015
Edward Behrens, MD Hemophagocytic Syndromes Program of Excellence Feasibility Pilot Grant Children's Hospital of Philadelphia POE - Hemophagocytic Syndromes $60,000 2017
Jane Hsiao, PhD, MBA IDUA Up-regulation for the Treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS1) OPKO Health, Inc. MPS I $200,000 2011
W. Andy Tao, PhD Identification of CDKL5 direct substrates based on kinase assay linked phosphoproteomics Purdue University CDKL5 $150,000 2017
Benjamin Philpot, PhD Identification of Molecular Targets for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome Treatments University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill MDBR - Pitt Hopkins $55,000 2014
Michael Kastan, MD, PhD Identification of Therapeutic Interventions in Ataxia-Telangiectasia Using a Novel Model of Metabolic Stress Duke University School of Medicine MDBR - A-T $69,000 2016
Tonis Timmusk Identification of direct target genes of TCF4 in neurons Tallinn University of Technology MDBR - Pitt Hopkins $51,000 2016
Carrie Shawber, PhD Identification of the Genetic Causes of Generalized Lymphatic Anomalies Columbia University Medical Center MDBR - GLA/GSD $101,000 2016
Kim Keeling, PhD Identify Drugs to Treat MPS-IH Caused by Nonsense Mutations University of Alabama at Birmingham MPS I $330,000 2017
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