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Muscular Dystrophy UK: Research Grants

  Tuesday, 01 Jun 2021 | Funding Deadline

MDUK invest in research that will increase understanding of neuromuscular conditions and develop potential treatments. They also welcome applications for research that will have a direct, positive impact on people’s quality of life or helps to establish best practice in symptom management. This includes, but is not limited to, social or psychological research or projects with a focus on exercise, physiotherapy, fatigue or chronic pain.

This year MDUK are offering funding for project grants of up to one year for research into the following conditions:


  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • Collagen VI- related disorders
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Congenital myotonic dystrophy

They will prioritise projects that seek to explore new directions or proofs of principle.

Deadline for proposals: 1st June 2021


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