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  • DMD – Matthew Alexander, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/21
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
    “Many drugs for neuromuscular diseases fail to win FDA approval, resulting in a large amount of wasted time and resources...”
     
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  • Myofibrillar Myopathy – Robert Bryson-Richardson, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/20
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Myofibrillar Myopathies (MFM)
    “We are testing multiple drugs in our animal model,” Robert Bryson-Richardson said. “Some of these, if effective, cou...”
     
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  • ALS – Fatima Gasset-Rosa, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/18
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    “I believe that understanding the initial event that provokes TDP-43 abnormalities and TDP-43 spread within the nervous s...”
     
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  • DMD – David Hammers, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/21
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
    “The development of effective therapeutics to target fibrosis is greatly needed to increase both the quality and quantity...”
     
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  • CCD – Amy Hanna, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/21
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Congenital Myopathies
    “Hanna’s work is aimed at shedding light on how ryanodine receptor and calsequestrin mutations that alter calcium handl...”
     
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  • CMD – Dwi Kemaladewi, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 02/01/21
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
    “Successful completion of this project will provide us with the necessary preclinical data and comprehensive strategy to ...”
     
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  • FA – David Lynch, M.D., Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/21
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Friedreich's Ataxia (FA)
    “Several therapies in clinical trials have shown an unexpected immediate benefit — of days to a few weeks — especiall...”
     
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  • LGMD + other NMDs – Daniel MacArthur, Ph.D.
    Funded: 12/01/17 through 11/30/18
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)
    “The low prevalence of similar rare muscle disease patients means that recruiting for a study with in-person visits is of...”
     
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  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM) + Pompe disease + CNM/MTM - Marta Margeta, M.D., Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/20
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Inclusion-Body Myositis (IBM)
    “Both autophagy impairment and excessive autophagy activation play a role in many human diseases including cancer and Par...”
     
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  • ALS and DM – Lukasz Sznajder, MSc, Ph.D.
    Funded: 02/01/18 through 01/31/18
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    “Novel therapeutic approaches for the neurological and neuromuscular diseases caused by the expansion of repetitive eleme...”
     
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  • ALS – Target ALS
    Funded: 12/01/17 through 08/01/18
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    “An urgent need exists in ALS research for biological indicators called biomarkers that can be used for diagnostic purpos...”
     
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  • ALS – Kristi Wharton, Ph.D.
    Funded: 01/01/18 through 06/30/18
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    “It is likely that success in identifying a therapeutic intervention, as well as a cure, will only come when the ability ...”
     
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  • CMT – Stephan Zuchner, M.D., Ph.D.
    Funded: 12/01/17 through 01/21/20
    Grant Announced: Winter 2018
    Disease Type: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)
    “An open Charcot-Marie-Tooth genetics data resource could help expedite CMT research, from gene identification to drug di...”
     
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