The mission of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman syndrome through education and information, research, and support for individuals with Angelman syndrome, their families and other concerned parties. The Foundation exists to give all of them a reason to smile, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.
The ASF Scientific Advisory Committee identified the following areas of unmet need in AS research. Priority will be given to the following topics:
- Projects studying or correcting the heterozygous effect of non-UBE3A genes in deletion.
- Projects studying the potential results of increasing UBE3A after therapies or for some subtypes of AS.
- Projects studying delivery of therapies and potential for improvement.
- Symptomatic therapies that impact the daily life of people with Angelman syndrome and their families.
Dollar Amount: $100,000-$200,000 over 1-2 years
Deadline: March 15 (Full)