The Role of Mitochondria in Inclusion Body Myositis

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ANF Development Grant

Grant Type

Elie Naddaf, MD


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Project Summary

Dr. Naddaf’s research objective is to describe the precise nature of mitochondrial dysfunction in IBM. His long-term goal is to identify better diagnostic biomarkers for IBM and novel evidence-based, targetable pathways for clinical trials.

  • Up to $50,000 for up to 2 years. Total award $100,000 including indirect costs.
  • Complimentary AANEM Annual Meeting registration in the year the research is presented. This travel award does not need to be included in the grant application. It is paid above in the $50,000 award.
  • Complimentary AANEM membership during funding.

“In contrast to well-established experts in the field, early career physician-scientists have additional challenges in obtaining research funding, as most funding sources require a track record in the disease of interest. Therefore, development grants are crucial to catalyze my research career at this early stage.”

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