Fondation Jérôme Lejeune Grants 2019

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Organization:Foundation Jérôme Lejeune
Financing type:Private
Scope of funding:Interantional
Category:Research project
Topic: #57091
Start:2019 Jan 7
FSJD end:2019 Feb 26
Official end:2019 Mar 5
Description:

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The main target of the Fondation Jerome Lejeune, a non profit foundation, is research into genetic diseases with intellectual disability.

Objective

If you are a researcher investigating on Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities from genetic origin appearing in early childhood, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation invites you to submit your research project aiming at deciphering the pathophysiology of the cognitive deficits of patients, especially those (up to 50% of the total amount of the global grant) with Down syndrome (trisomy 21) and linked pathologies as well as knowledge of the chromosome 21.

- Spring call for proposals will be dedicated to both Down syndrome and other rare intellectual disabilities from genetic origin such as Fragile X, cri du chat, Rett, Williams-Beuren, Prader-Willi, Angelman, Smith-Magenis and other syndromes, and will not exceed 50% of the total amount of the annual global grant. Autism not linked to above diseases is out of this call for grants.

Two types of research projects may be submitted and will be separately evaluated by the scientific board experts or external reviewers if needed for each call:

- Advanced grants will be dedicated to larger breakthrough projects with preliminary data.

- Pilot or exploratory grants will be dedicated to initial early stage experiments built on preliminary data, or to ancillary projects to primary larger projects.

Funding

- Pilot or exploratory grants: The maximum funding will be 40,000.00 € for a maximum of two years (i.e. 20,000.00 € per year for a maximum of two years. Clinical projects could benefit from more funding).

- Advanced grants: The maximum funding will be 80,000.00 € for a maximum of two years (i.e. 40,000.00 € per year for a maximum of two years).

Duration

1 or 2 years

How to apply

http://subvention.fondationlejeune.org

In case of interest, please contact with FSJD Research's Department no later than Febraury 26th.

 

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