Alport Syndrome Foundation: 2017 Request for Proposals

A collaboration between the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc., Pederson Family and the Kidney Foundations of Canada (KFOC), the 2017 RFP is accepting applications to fund research that will find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport Syndrome. Research proposals with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including: Identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression; and Drug repurposing of existing approved drugs or other new approaches to improve the current standard of care. The award amount is up to $100,000 for up to two years. The application deadline is March 20, 2017 by 5:00pm MST.

Alport Syndrome Foundation: 2017 Request for Proposals
http://www.alportsyndrome.org

A collaboration between the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc., Pederson Family and the Kidney Foundations of Canada (KFOC), the 2017 RFP is accepting applications to fund research that will find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport Syndrome. Research proposals with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including: Identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression; and Drug repurposing of existing approved drugs or other new approaches to improve the current standard of care. Research proposals will be evaluated by an independent peer review process. A list of previous awardees can be found here.

Application Deadline: March 20, 2017 by 5:00pm MST (7:00pm EST). Application Guidelines for the award: http://alportsyndrome.org/research/2017-request-for-proposals/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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