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ACCELERATING A CURE FOR ALAGILLE SYNDROME
The Alagille Syndrome Accelerator Award was created to advance ongoing research towards a cure or improved therapeutic treatment of patients with Alagille Syndrome. Projects must contribute to finding effective therapies or cures for Alagille Syndrome, or the discovery and testing of potential drugs directed at relevant pathways in animal models or support of exploratory small clinical studies in human volunteers.
A one-year $25,000 award will support an outstanding investigator working in a non-profit academic, medical, or research institution in North America. Funding begins September 15, 2019.
- Applicants must hold an M.D. or Ph.D.
- Project must be conducted at a non-profit institution in North America
- Proposal must address discovery of effective therapies or cures for Alagille Syndrome