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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers
to Develop Therapies for Neuromuscular Disease

Research Grants (RG)

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

LOI Date:

01/21/22

Deadline Date:

02/18/22

Description:

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Grants 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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170571

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applications will be accepted for no more than $100,000 per year.

Term of Contract:

Research grant awards are for three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to apply for an MDA research grant, an applicant must:
- Hold a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) or equivalent degree (i.e. D.O.);
- Be a professional or faculty member (Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor) at an appropriate educational, medical or research institution;
- Be qualified to conduct and mentor a program of original research within his or her own laboratory;
- Have an acceptable research plan for a specific disease in MDA's portfolio;
- Assume both administrative and financial responsibility for the grant; and
- Have access to institutional resources necessary to conduct the proposed research project.
- By the application deadline, applicants must be in compliance with MDA’s Good Standing policy and be up to date on any delinquent or incomplete grant deliverable from previously awarded grants. See MDA Research Department Grant Policy Manual for details.

NOTE: To apply for a Research Grant, you must be an independent investigator, i.e., not a trainee, not a post-doctoral fellow, not a research assistant and not under the supervision of another person (Principal Investigator/Independent Investigator) who is directing the research.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- 1/21/2022 - Letter of Intent (LOI) Due
- 2/18/2022 - Application Due
- 9/1/2022 - Proposed Start Date

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:
https://proposalcentral.com/default.asp

For grant-related inquiries, please email grants@mdausa.org.

For all other matters, contact the MDA Resource Center at ResourceCenter@mdausa.org.

Muscular Dystrophy Association National Office
161 N. Clark, Suite 3550
Chicago, Illinois 60601
800-572-1717

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