Foundation / Corporation
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
01/31/20 5:00 PM ET
Grants starting at $80,000 per year to USA, Canada, and international medical researchers to study neuromuscular diseases. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Proposals are invited from established investigators seeking to accelerate progress in treating and understanding neuromuscular disease.
MDA supports research aimed at developing treatments for the muscular dystrophies and related diseases of the neuromuscular system. These are the muscular dystrophies (among which are Duchenne and Becker); motor neuron diseases (including ALS and SMA); the peripheral nerve disorders (CMT and Friedreich's ataxia); inflammatory myopathies; disorders of the neuromuscular junction; metabolic diseases of muscle as well as other myopathies.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit hypothesis-driven applications on innovative research with the following elements in mind:
GrantWatch ID#: 170571
Research grant awards are generally between $80,000 and $100,000 per year including indirect costs.
In a very limited number of cases, awards will exceed $100,000 per year, but pre-approval is required before letter of intent submission.
Research grant awards are for one, two or three years.
Grant period is expected to begin August 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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