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Pseudomyxoma Peritonei / Appendix Cancer Research Grant Program

PMP Research Foundation is dedicated to funding promising research for the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP) and Appendix Cancer.

The PMPRF Research Grant Program is currently administered by the highly respected National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD).

Grant recipients are selected by the independent NORD Medical Advisory Committee.

Information and the application form for the PMPRF Research Grants available through NORD are available on the NORD website at their Request for Proposals page. Questions or requests for application forms may be directed to NORD at (800) 999-NORD or research@rarediseases.org.

2015 Grant Opportunities
PMPRF and NORD will be accepting proposals for two $50,000, 2-year grants for 2015. Click here to access the 2015 Request for Proposal.  The general timeline is as follows:

-Letter of Intent Deadline is July 31, 2015.
-Full proposal invitations will be announced in August, 2015.
-Full proposals must be received by NORD on October, 2015.
-Award announcements will be made in December, 2015.

2014 Grants Awarded
PMPRF proudly awarded $100,000 in the form of two $50,000 2-year grants in 2014. Please visit Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

2013 Grants Awarded
PMPRF proudly awarded $100,000 in the form of one $50,000 2-year grant and two $25,000 2-year grants in 2013. Please visit Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

2012 Grants Awarded
PMPRF proudly awarded $100,000 in the form of two $50,000, 2-year grants in 2012. Please visit Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

2011 Grants Awarded
PMPRF proudly awarded $150,000 in the form of three $50,000, 2-year grants in 2011. Please visit Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

strong>2010 Grants Awarded

PMPRF proudly awarded $150,000 in the form of three $50,000, 2-year grants in 2010. Please visit Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

2009 Grants Awarded
PMPRF proudly awarded $150,000 in the form of three $50,000, 2-year grants in 2009. Please visit  Research Grants/Awards to see a list of research studies funded through the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program.

PMPRF/NORD Research Objectives
The purpose of the PMPRF/NORD Research Grant Program is to encourage meritorious clinical studies designed to improve the diagnosis or therapy of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and Appendix Cancer.  Grants will be awarded to qualified researchers to initiate small scientific studies and/or clinical research studies, the results of which could be used to obtain funding from NIH, FDA or other funding agencies, or to attract a corporate sponsor.  Procedures or proposed approaches may be new, based on recent biochemical, molecular genetic, or pharmacological evidence, or in preliminary states of clinical investigation.  Evaluation of proposals will include careful consideration of protocol design, objectiveness of parameters measured, and statistical evaluation proposed.  Protocols that will focus on early detection, diagnosis, etiology, or treatment (pharmacological, devices, surgery, or dietary) or cure will be given priority.