Discovery Research Grants are awarded to independent, established investigators to accelerate progress toward understanding and treating neuromuscular disease and total $100,000 per year for one to three years.
The goal for discovery research is to form a solid foundation that informs and accelerates all subsequent drug development. Since each rare disease poses unique challenges to therapy development, discovery research may include various types of studies related to the unmet needs of each disorder including the creation of improved disease models, biomarker discovery, and the identification of the genetic causes of disease, among others.
Deadline: December 1 (LOI)
Dollar Amount: $300,000 over 3 years
Eligibility: Applicants must hold and M.D., Ph.D, D.Sc, or equivalent degree. Applicants must hold a full-time faculty position and have access to their own research lab.