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
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
Jenny A. Greig, PhD Muscle Directed Gene Therapy Application for Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) University of Pennsylvania MDBR - Maple Syrup Urine Disease $112,893 2019
Nicola Allen, PhD Systems Level Analysis of CDKL5 Astrocytes to Identify Novel Markers and Pathways in CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder (CDD) Salk Institute for Biological Sciences CDKL5 Program of Excellence $150,000 2018
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