The National MPS Society is proud to announce that the Research Grant Program for 2019 is officially open. In 2019 the Society will continue funding research with the goal of finding treatments and cures for MPS and ML. The Letter of Intent application is now available for innovative research projects that involve clinical research, basic research, and translational studies.
Register here to begin the application process. General registration questions can be directed here. Please note that all research applications must be submitted online and will not be accepted otherwise.
Letter of Intent Applications are due by midnight (EDT) on May 15, 2019.
Special consideration will be given to new investigators.
Two-year grants will be awarded and funds dispersed in 2019 and 2020 for the following: (Syndrome-specific research not awarded funding in its specific category will also be considered for funding within the general MPS and ML II/III funding category.)
- Any MPS or an MLII/III syndrome (general grant)
Two (2) $90,000 grant
Five additional grants will be awarded for syndrome-specific research, and research institutions will have the option to receive funds over the course of one or two years. The syndrome-specific grants awarded in 2019 will be divided as follows:
- MPS I (Hurler syndrome)
One (1) $30,000 grant
- MPS II (Hunter syndrome)
One (1) $45,000 grant
- MPS III (Sanfilippo syndrome)
Two (2) $50,000 grant
- MPS IV (Morquio syndrome)
One (1) $50,000 grant