Telethon exploratory projects. The new call

This year, the call is exclusively dedicated to studies focused on neglected neurological diseases of genetic origin and neglected neurological aspects of other genetic diseases with neurological involvement. Read more.

telethon researchThe call for "Telethon Exploratory Projects" is open from today, Wednesday 4 June, 2014. The strategic aim of such an initiative is to solicit research on genetic diseases that have not as yet received substantial attention from the scientific community.

This year, the call is exclusively dedicated to studies focused on neglected neurological diseases of genetic origin and neglected neurological aspects of other genetic diseases with neurological involvement.

Funding is intended to support small research projects that will be carried out over a short period of time (1 year) and with limited resources (maximum budget request allowed 50,000 Euro - only single centre projects admitted).

Researchers working in public or private Italian nonprofit research Institutions may apply.

The Call and the Guidelines can be found here and on http://proposals.telethon.it.

A letter of Intent is mandatory (form available online) and should be submitted via email to [email protected]. The submission deadline of the Letter of Intent is July 16, 2014. The submission deadline of the full Application is September 17, 2014, twelve o’clock (midday).