Research Program Focus

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.