RASnet-Funded Grants

Congratulations Dr. Jaffré

$75,431 awarded thanks to our community riders and supporters matched by Penn ODC



2021: Vanessa Fear, BSc (Hons), PhD, The University of Western Australia, Telethon Kids Institute, $69,885
Understanding RASopathies to better inform diagnosis and treatment

2020: Gregor Andelfinger, MD PhD, CHU Sainte Justine Research Center, Université de Montréal, $59,220
MEK inhibition for RASopathy associated hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

2019: Bruce Gelb, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, NY , $74,830
Advancing A Novel Therapeutic Lead for RASopathies 

2018: Kartik Venkatachalam, PhD, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Science Center at Houston, $47,189
Targeting Endolysosomal Proteins to Treat RASopathies 

2017: Philip Stork, MD, Oregon Health Sciences University, $44,000
Are Raf dimers targets for therapeutic intervention in RASopathies?

2016: Giuseppe Zampino, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, $53,000
Pain in RASopathies: new investigative techniques and treatments

2015: Maria Kontaridis, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, $65,000
Pilot study to delineate the cause of gastrointestinal abnormalities in RASopathy disorders using human inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs)