Funding Opportunities

In order to assure the future of rare disease research, training the next generation of early-stage investigators is key. Our consortium offers both fellowship and grant funding opportunities. See also the main RDCRN website for more opportunities.

 

Myasthenia Gravis Network (MGNet) Scholar Program

Opportunity Type: Education and Career Development

Goal: The MGNet Scholar Program provides individualized training and mentorship in one of two tracks, Clinical Research or Biomarker Development Research.

Sponsor: Myasthenia Gravis Rare Disease Network (MGNet)

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must have a M.D. (or equivalent) or Ph.D. Clinical fellows, post-doctoral fellows, or junior faculty are eligible. Applicants must identify a primary mentor with appropriate content expertise and experience mentoring young investigators. Candidates should be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or non-U.S. citizens with a valid visa to work in the U.S. MGNet Scholars do not have be at a MGNet site.

Application Due Date: 2022-10-01

Term: Two years

Pilot Grant Program for Myasthenia Gravis

Opportunity Type: Pilot Grants and Other Requests for Applications

Goal: Pilot studies must be designed to access the resources of MGNet and focused on clinical research, including fulfilling the definition of clinical research and exclusion of animal studies.

Sponsor: Myasthenia Gravis Rare Disease Network (MGNet) | Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America | Conquer MG

Eligibility Criteria: The PI must hold an MD, PhD, MD/PhD, RN or more advanced, PharmD, DDS, DVM, or equivalent and be a faculty member at an academic institution.

Application Due Date: 2022-10-01

Term: Two Years