National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Announces Research Initiative Grant Recipients
Nation’s first patient advocacy organization awards five grants totaling $266,000
September 18, 2015—BOSTON, MA—National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association (NTSAD), the nation’s first patient advocacy organization, today announced the awardees of its 2015 Innovative Research Grants. Reflecting an ongoing commitment to fund research aligned with its mission to lead the fight to treat and cure Tay-Sachs (TSD), GM-1, Sandhoff, Canavan (CD) and other related genetic diseases, NTSAD has solicited proposals for basic, translational or clinical research projects. This year’s grants include projects related to newborn screening, gene therapy delivery methods, animal models and international patient registries.
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