Hope Through Research
At MDA, we take a big picture perspective across the full spectrum of neuromuscular diseases to uncover scientific and medical breakthroughs that accelerate treatments and cures. The power in our research approach is that we can often apply learnings from one disease to progress in others to bring urgently-needed answers to our families.
Grants at a Glance – Additional Grants 2017
ALS - Iron Horse Diagnostics
Funded: 04/03/17 through 05/03/18Grant Announced: Additional Grants 2017Disease Type: ALS: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis““Our prognostic test will be an essential tool to enhance drug development for ALS,” said Iron Horse Diagnostics Chi...”
ALS – Michael Benatar, M.D., Ph.D., and Jonathan Katz, M.D.
Funded: 03/01/17 through 02/28/19Grant Announced: Additional Grants 2017Disease Type: ALS: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis““Integration of a mechanism to collect research-useful data through a clinical workflow within the electronic health r...”
ALS - Antonius Bunt
Funded: 01/01/17 through 07/01/18Grant Announced: Additional Grants 2017Disease Type: ALS: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis“"This MDA grant is important for moving our IZ10023 platform technology forward, with potential benefits for not only pe...”
DM – Johanna Hamel, M.D.
Funded: 07/01/17 through 06/30/19Grant Announced: Additional Grants 2017Disease Type: Myotonic Dystrophy (DM)““Therapy approaches for myotonic dystrophy are based on our current partial understanding of the cause of the disease,...”
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