Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
Support for projects that will lead to new interventions to alleviate the symptoms associated with PWS.
Característiques principals
  • Genotype to phenotype: understanding PWS genetics / how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype
  • Neurobiology of hunger / feeding behavior in PWS
  • Neurobiology of cognitive deficits, maladaptive behavior and mental illness in PWS
  • Clinical care research: evaluation of existing drugs and interventions to improve health and quality of life in PWS
  • Therapeutics development for PWS- Genetic therapies; novel pharmaceuticals; drug repurposing for PWS
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003 Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
    • Carol Barnwell, Ext.: 1670
    • Marta López, Ext.: 1576
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Informació addicional
    Letter of Intent Due Date: March 3, 2023, 5pm EST
    Full Proposal Due Date: May 19, 2023, 5pm EST
    Principal Investigators must have a primary faculty appointment at the level of Instructor or higher. This grant program will be useful for junior faculty in the early stages of their careers, established investigators in other areas of research who wish to enter the field of PWS research, or investigators in the PWS field who are seeking funding to support pilot studies in a new area of PWS research. FPWR seeks to support innovative, high-risk/high reward research.
    Applicants may request up to $150,000 USD in direct costs for the initial 18 months of support, with the possibility of a second grant period of 18 months of funding upon competitive renewal.
    18 months, with the possibility of a second grant period of 18 months of funding.
    All LOIs and applications are to be submitted on-line through ProposalCentral:
    The LOI is limited to a 2-page description.
    Full grant proposals are limited to a 5-page research plan.


    Prader-Willi Research Priorities - Foundation for Prader-Willi Research.pdf
    Request for PWS Research Applications - Foundation for Prader-Willi Research.pdf