The Duke Funding Alert newsletter, published every Monday, provides information on all new and updated grants and fellowships added to the database during the prior week. This listserv is restricted to members of the Duke community.
Since 1996, The LAM Foundation has been funding significant research that has led to tremendous progress in the treatment options and a possible cure for lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Today, The LAM Foundation is the largest funder of LAM research, outside of the National Institutes of Health.
The LAM Foundation-funded research has led to many major discoveries, including:
- Evidence that LAM is genetic
- Identification of a LAM gene
- Molecular explanation for abnormal smooth muscle cell growth in LAM, which has led to new therapies for LAM
- FDA approved treatment for LAM
The LAM Foundation offers the following research awards and grants:
- Pilot and Feasibility Grant
- Career Development Research Grant
- Established Investigator Research Grant
- Out of Cycle Grant Opportunities
Deadline: June 15 (REQUIRED letter of intent)