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Research Grants

Grant #52

Melissa Wasserstein, MD

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York

PROJECT TITLE: Niemann-Pick disease: Genotype/Phenotype Analyses and Molecular Based Therapy

PROJECT DATES:  October 2014 – October 2018

PROJECT STATUS:  In Progress

PROJECT LAY SUMMARIES:


$100,000
Funded by the NNPDF

Grant #51

Charles Vite, DVM, PhD

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia

PROJECT TITLE: NPC Cat Colony “Fellowships of the Cats II”

PROJECT DATES: August 2013 – July 2015

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT LAY SUMMARIES:

2013 Family Conference Presentation (PDF)


$100,000
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF
Extended additional two months

Grant #50

Charles Vite, DVM, PhD

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia

PROJECT TITLE: NPC Cat Colony “Fellowships of the Cats I”

PROJECT DATES: August 2011 – September 2013

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT LAY SUMMARIES:

2012 ARTICLE: Cyclodextrin Therapy in the NPC cat model


$100,000
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #49

Jackson Laboratory Repository

PROJECT TITLE: Processing the NPD Mouse Model Developed by Dr. Richard Pagano of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

PROJECT DATES: August 2009

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

Project Summary


$2,500
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #48

Edward H. Schuchman, PhD

PROJECT TITLE: Construction & Characterization of New Mouse Models for Types A & B Niemann-Pick

PROJECT DATES: April 2008 – March 2009

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT LAY SUMMARIES:


$46,593
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #47

Frances M. Platt, PhD & Emyr Lloyd-Evans, PhD

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (2 years)

PROJECT TITLE: Targeting Sphingosine Storage as a New Therapeutic approach for Niemann-Pick Type C

PROJECT DATES: March 2008 – February 2010

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT LAY SUMMARIES:


$161,097
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #46

Lysosomal Storage Disease Research Consortium

(Multiple / 1 year)

PROJECT TITLE: Additional Contribution to Lysosomal Storage Disease (LSD) Research Consortium for Research Into Issues of Common Interest to all LSD Support Groups
Also See Grant #40

PROJECT DATES: April 2007 – March 2008

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

Project Summary


$10,000
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #45

Frances M. Platt, PhD

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (1 year)

PROJECT TITLE: Evaluation of Anti-Inflammatory Intervention (NSAIDS) as an Adjunctive Therapy in Niemann-Pick Type C1 Disease

PROJECT DATES: March 2007 – February 2008

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT SUMMARY:


$99,090
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #44

Lysosomal Storage Disease Research Consortium

(Multiple / 1 year)

PROJECT TITLE: Additional Contribution to Lysosomal Storage Disease (LSD) Research Consortium for Research Into Issues of Common Interest to all LSD Support Groups
Also See Grant #40

PROJECT DATES: April 2006 – March 2007

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

Project Summary


$10,000
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #43

Maria D. Ledesma, PhD

Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (1 Year)

PROJECT TITLE: Analysis of Dendritic Spine Alterations in Niemann-Pick disease Type A Neurons

PROJECT DATES: September 2006 – August 2007

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT SUMMARY:

2014 ASMD Research Publication


$19,760
Bridge Funding
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #42

Kostantin Dobrenis, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY  USA  (18 Months)

PROJECT TITLE: Establishment of Central Nervous System Cell Lines from NPC-1 Disease Mice for Pathogenic and Therapeutic Studies

PROJECT DATES: June 2006 – December 2007

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT SUMMARY:


$80,240
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #41

Frances M. Platt, PhD

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

PROJECT TITLE: Therapeutic Monitoring of Glycolipid Storage Diseases in the Clinic Using Cell Biological Assays and Proteomics

PROJECT DATES: May 2006 – November 2006

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

PROJECT SUMMARY:


$50,000
Bridge Funding
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

Grant #40

Lysosomal Storage Disease Research Consortium

(Multiple)

PROJECT TITLE: Lysosomal Storage Disease Research Consortium Contribution for NNPDF to Join Consortium

PROJECT DATES: April 2004 – March 2006

PROJECT STATUS: Complete

Project Summary


$10,000
Jointly Funded by the NNPDF & CCNNPDF

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