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Research Tools Matching Grant Program now accepting applications!

The Orphan Disease Center (ODC) at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the JumpStart Research Tools Matching Grant Program. This funding opportunity will provide a one-time matching grant to support the creation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and/or mouse models to advance research on rare disorders.

The ODC is partnering with Jackson Laboratory Rare and Orphan Disease Center to offer the opportunity to develop mouse models for rare diseases, and with the Stem Cell Laboratory at the Coriell Institute, to develop high-quality, patient-derived iPSCs.

This Request for Applications (RFA) is open to all foundation representatives, patients/caregivers, and academic scientists in the international research community.

For more details about this grant program please visit the ODC Website

Full applications are due no later than December 19th, 2021 by 8 pm EST.

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