Rett Syndrome - Regular Research Grants ($ 100,000)
The International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) invites applications for the Regular Research Grants. Deadline for submissions is July 1, 2013. These two year grants are meant to promote the understanding of MeCP2 in the pathogenesis of the neurobehavioral phenotype of Rett syndrome (RTT). They are designed to assist investigators establish hypotheses relevant to Rett syndrome research and obtain future funding from other agencies. The maximum funding level is $ 100,000 over two years.
The IRSF grant awards are meant to provide seed money for research that encompasses innovative therapeutic approaches and cutting-edge diagnostic techniques that will lead to follow-on funding. The core mission of the IRSF is to fund research for treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with Rett syndrome by providing information, programs, and services.