UPenn’s 2016 Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant Program is now open!  The Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation has participated every year, since the start of this incredible program. The MDBR Pilot Grant Program provides a one-year grant to support research related to a rare disease represented in the 2016 Million Dollar Bike Ride. Number of awards and dollar amounts vary per disease based on fundraising totals by each disease team.

MDBR 2016-2Eligibility: All individuals holding a faculty-level appointment at an academic institution or a senior scientific position at a non-profit institution or foundation are eligible to respond to this RFA.

Submit your Letter of Interest (LOI) via the link below no later than Friday, September 16, 2016 by 8pm EST.

Please visit UPenn’s Orphan Disease Center website to apply:  http://www.med.upenn.edu/orphandisease/rare-disease-overview.html