Propionic Acidemia Foundation (PAF): Basic and Clinical Research Projects – Request for Proposals

The Propionic Acidemia Foundation’s Research Projects program funds research in the areas of basic and clinical science, supporting projects designed to understand the molecular basis of the PA pathology and explore possible therapeutic avenues for the treatment of this condition.

PAF is particularly, but not exclusively, interested in the following areas of research:

  • Improved treatment protocols including nutrition
  • Development of chelating compounds for PA toxicity
  • Risk factors for brain damage in PA
  • Risk factors for development of pancreatitis in PA
  • Risk factors for development of cardiomyopathy and/or arrhythmias in PA
  • Disease modifiers in PA
  • Development of new therapies and treatment

Funding & Duration

Awards range from US $5,000 to $50,000 (approx. AUD $6,400 – 64,000) per year, and may last 1 or 2 years upon competitive renewal.


Non-domestic (non-US) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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