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
Hasam Akman, PhD The efficacy of guaifenesin in the treatment of adult polyglucosan body disease Columbia University Medical Center MDBR - APBD $50,500 2016
Antoine Muchir Rescue of cardiac nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) content improves cardiac function in dilated cardiomyopathy in CMD caused by lamin A/C gene Center of Research in Myology UPMC MDBR - CMD $47,000 2016
Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD Genomic analysis of idiopathic multicentric Castleman disease University of Pennsylvania MDBR - Castleman $43,000 2016
Barry Cooperman, PhD Rational Design of Effective Therapeutics for Treatment of the 1282X CFTR Disorder University of Pennsylvania MDBR - CF1282x $53,000 2016
Andrea Del Fattore, PhD Understanding the molecular and cellular defects of bone remodelling in patients affected by Gorham-Stout disease (GSD) Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, IRCCS MDBR - GLA/GSD $59,000 2016
Ainslie Derrick-Roberts, PhD Understanding neurogenesis in MPS IIIA disease SA Pathology MDBR - MPS $52,000 2016
Fernando Fierro, PhD Modelling osteogenesis of Snyder-Robinson patients by targeting Spermine Synthase using CRISPR/Cas9 in human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells University of California, Davis MDBR - Snyder-Robinson $53,000 2016
Amy Firth, PhD Gene-edited stem cells for modeling rare mutations in cystic fibrosis (CF) University of Southern California MDBR - CF $63,000 2016
Christian Michael Grimm, PhD Known and novel members of the endolysosomal transportome/channelome as candidates to rescue loss of TRPML1 function in MLIV patients University of Munich, LMU MDBR - ML4 $40,000 2016
Xuntian Jiang, PhD Carboxyl lysosphingomyelin as a Biomarker for Diagnosis and Assessment of Treatment of NPC Disease Washington University School of Medicine MDBR - NPC $51,000 2016
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