The Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM)

The Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine will be awarding two research grants of $25,000 each for the period of October 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Innovative proposals are solicited in the areas of mitochondrial and epigenomic medicine to develop fundamental science or novel diagnostics procedures.

Faculty and research scientists at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania are eligible to apply, though some preference may be given to Core faculty of CMEM and to MitoRAG participants. There is potential for renewal of projects that show exceptional promise.

Application deadline is 5:00PM on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Notification of awards will be made by the end of September. All funds must be utilized by June 30, 2020 or be returned to CMEM.

The application narrative must be no longer than 2 Pages, not including references or budget.

The following outline should be used:

  1. Title.
  2. Applicant(s) name, title, affiliation, and contact information (phone and email).
  3. Specific Aims.
  4. Background.
  5. Proposed research for addressing each specific aim (at least 1 page).
  6. Requested budget, including description of how funds would be utilized (separate page).
  7. A final progress report will be required by July 30, 2020.

** CMEM should be acknowledged in any publications resulting from awarded projects**

Please submit completed application PDF to Deborah Murdock, PhD (email: MURDOCKD [at] EMAIL.CHOP.EDU)