National MPS Society 2018 Research Grants Announced: Letters of Intent Due MAY 7th



The National MPS Society funds research that may lead to treatments for MPS and ML diseases and solicits applications for innovative research projects that involve clinical research, basic research and translational studies.

The application for Letter of Intent is now available. Register here to begin the application process. General registration questions can be directed here. 

The grant initiative can be viewed as a downloadable document here: 2018 Letter of Intent Research Initiative application.

Two-year grants will be awarded and funds dispersed in 2018 and 2019 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.)

  1. Any MPS or an MLII/III syndrome (general grant)
    Two (2) $90,000 grant

Three 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 2018 will be divided as follows:

  1. MPS I (Hurler syndrome)
    One (1) $30,000 grant
  2. MPS III (Sanfilippo syndrome)
    One (1) $60,000 grant
  3. MPS IV (Morquio syndrome)
    One (1) $75,000 grant