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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Orphan Disease Center (ODC) and Hypopara Research Foundation
10/09/19 8:00 PM EST
Grant to a USA, Canada, or International multidisciplinary team at an IHE to research and develop long-term, effective therapies to treat hypoparathyroidism. Applicants must submit a letter of interest prior to applying. Funding is intended to cover the laboratory, salary, and other expenses involved in conducting this research.
The Orphan Disease Center, in collaboration with the Hypopara Research Foundation, is seeking grant applications from multidisciplinary teams of scientists that aim to develop a potential long-term therapy for hypoparathyroidism, by using advances in stem cell research to regenerate and transplant parathyroid glands. The Foundation expects these research efforts will focus on the biology of parathyroid cell differentiation, although the overall effort must be directed to the longer range goal of developing human treatments. The Foundation is flexible regarding the specific goals of the applications although the following areas of research could be considered:
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GrantWatch ID#: 186674
Grant will provide up to $1,000,000, with each year of funding up to $500,000.
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