The Duchenne Parent Project Netherlands (DPP NL) promotes research in the search for a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. DPP NL sponsors promising research projects and fellowships, fast exchange of data and stimulates international collaboration. Researchers from all countries are invited to submit a research project to DPP NL.
Duchenne Parent Project NL has invested over 20 million euro in research towards viable treatments for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy over the last 20 years.
We are ready for a new round and are looking forward to receiving new applications starting from 1 February 2022. Please be aware that in 2022, we will ask you to first submit a pre-application with a brief description of your project. A full application will only be accepted after a positive review of the pre-application. The deadline for the pre-application is 1 April 2022.
For further information, contact Michelle Reneerkens, research coordinator at email@example.com
We give you the opportunity to apply for smaller projects through the fast track procedure. This includes applications for workshops as well. For grant conditions, click here. The maximum budget is € 25.000. Deadlines for applications for this procedure quarterly at 1 January 2022, 1 April 2022, 1 July 2022 and 1 October 2022. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a short description of your project.
The ‘Dr Imelda de Groot’ is annual award for a person, group or institution for the best project or achievement in the field of rehabilitation (in a broader sense) for Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. This award is an initiative of the foundation Duchenne Parent Project, The Netherlands.
Dr Imelda de Groot retired in April 2021 as a pediatric rehabilitation specialist at the Radboud University Medical Center. During her career she initiated innovative and relevant research projects in the field of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy, such as ‘No use is disuse’ about exercise and physical activities, outcome measures and many other subjects. The goal of the award is to stimulate researchers and clinicians to develop activities in this field. Candidates for this award can be nominated by Duchenne (and Becker) patient organizations around to globe. The winner of the award, selected by a jury existing of experts including patients, will receive € 10.000 to be spend on this type of research.