Research Program Focus
Identify and support improved and novel cures for patients with WAS.The Research Program has the following goals:
Promote research to improve the quality of life of patients living with WAS.
Identify and implement methods for early diagnosis/newborn screening.
Promote research to identify and mitigate risks to carriers of WAS.
A detailed list of suggested topics is provided in the application form. Grants are awarded on an annual basis and are usually for either a 1- or 2-year period. Grants can include support for salary, overheads and direct costs. The program awards up to $50,000 a year.
The funding cycle takes place on an annual basis. See detailed time line for more information.
Learn more about the Research Program Strategy.