MDA Research Impact in 2016
We’re taking a big-picture approach to accelerating treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases.
With your support, we’ve committed more than $17 million to new research this year. We’re now supporting 150 research projects worldwide.
*Please note: This map represents research we are supporting in 2016 based on qualifying projects and funds available. Regardless of where the research takes place, we foster collaboration and information sharing among investigators in all locations and proudly serve individuals in every U.S. state and Puerto Rico at MDA Care Centers.
Newly awarded this summer
New research awards are announced regularly in the winter and summer of each year. This September we’re happy to announce:
22 research grants
2 development grants
1 research infrastructure grant
$6.7 million for research funding
How it works
Researchers apply for MDA grants
All applications are reviewed and scored by a team of the world’s leading clinicians and scientists
We fund the highest-rated, most promising grant projects
Types of grants
Fund investigators established in their field
Fund young researchers on the brink of becoming independent investigators
Research Infrastructure Grants
Fund the development of tools, techniques or services to facilitate therapy development