Research Grant Opportunities

PPMD’s Grant Application Process

PPMD seeks out opportunities to invest in and leverage additional funds to drive progress in identifying gaps in research and facilitating translational opportunities.

Applications to PPMD are reviewed by a combination of:

Applications to PPMD’s Research Grants program should focus on new ideas or studies that are highly relevant to Duchenne muscular dystrophy therapy development and might impact this generation of individuals with Duchenne.

PPMD funds meritorious studies in academic laboratories and for-profit companies done by professional, qualified investigators who hold a MD, PhD, or equivalent degree, and have access to institutional resources necessary to conduct the proposed research project. Awardees will successfully complete identified project-based milestones, submit records of appropriate institutional/federal regulatory requirements, and present timely publication of project results. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and must fit PPMD’s 2018 research grants initiatives.

For more information please contact Elizabeth Habeeb-Louks, Grants Manager, at