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Alpha-1 Foundation

The AlphA-1 Foundation is dedicated to improving the health of individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency, with a focus on the lung and liver diseases caused by the rare genetic disorder. The Foundation funds researchers worldwide in the following categories:

  • Bridge grants
  • Ethical, legal and social Issues relating to AAT deficiency
  • Pilot and feasibility studies
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship
  • Research, scientific meeting sponsorship and travel grants

Discipline: Hepatology, Pulmonology

Challenge: Rare Diseases

Recipient Citizenship: Global

Host Location: Global