Awarded: Jan 01, 2010
$1,458,000 over 3 years
In 2010, the foundation awarded three-year grants of $486,000 each to three early-stage research projects that have the potential to catalyze innovative therapies for sickle cell disease.
2010 ICRA Grantees
Patrick G. Gallagher, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Project name: Erythrocyte Hydration Pathways as Modifiers in Sickle Cell Disease
Derek A. Persons, M.D., Ph.D., and Andy C. Wilber, Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Southern Illinois University of Medicine
Project name: Identification of Novel Factors and Mechanisms Influencing Expression of Fetal Hemoglobin
Russell E. Ware, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Project name: Genetic Predictors of Cerebrovascular Disease in Sickle Cell Anemia