NBIA Disorders Association Announces Research Grants for Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration (PKAN)
July 1, 2014
The NBIA Disorders Association is now accepting applications for one-year grants for clinical and translational research studies related to the early detection, diagnosis, or treatment of patients with Pantothenate Kinase-Associated Neurodegeneration (PKAN), the most common of the NBIA disorders. NBIA is a group of rare, genetic, neurological disorders characterized by the accumulation of iron deposits in the brain and progressive degeneration of the nervous system.
Please see details and our grant application at http://www.nbiadisorders.org/research/grants-program-funding-opportunities Deadline for submission is September 15, 2014.
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From the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
From the National Institutes of Health