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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.

UCDC Research Fellowship in Urea Cycle Disorders

Opportunity Type: Education and Career Development

Goal: To train and attract new investigators who will conduct research in urea cycle disorders (UCDs) that contribute to a better understanding of UCDs and help improve the treatment and quality of life for individuals with UCDs.

Sponsor: Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium (UCDC)

Eligibility Criteria: Graduate and postgraduate trainees, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty within 10 years from the completion of their degree/residency/clinical training are eligible.

Application Due Date: 2023-04-17

Term: One Year

UCDC Pilot/Feasibility Program

Opportunity Type: Pilot Grants and Other Requests for Applications

Goal: To provide funding for pilot projects or feasibility projects that take maximum advantage of new clinical research opportunities in UCDs.

Sponsor: Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium (UCDC)

Eligibility Criteria: Anyone conducting UCD research is eligible. Must have a UCDC sponsor or we can help identify one, if needed. Only one application can be submitted from each UCDC site/institution.

Term: One Year