Grant Opportunities & Awards

Myotonic supports scientific investigations to enhance the quality of life of people living with myotonic dystrophy and advance research focused on finding treatments and a cure for this disease. As a part of this effort, Myotonic offers a number of funding opportunities for DM researchers. Visit this page regularly or subscribe to the DM Research News to stay current on funding opportunities from Myotonic.

Myotonic Grant Projects and Awards

Click here to view a list of current and former grantees, grant projects and Fellows. Click here for the 2018 Genome Editing Workshop Report.

Grantwriting Training for Researchers

Myotonic often hosts a grant writing training at the Myotonic Annual Conference. In 2016, the session was presented by Tom Cheever, PhD, Program Director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). In 2017, the session was presented by Myotonic Chief Science Officer John Porter, PhD, former Program Director at the National Institute of Neuromuscular Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH). View the presentation slides from Dr. Cheever (presentation slides) and Porter (presentation slides) from those training and access best-in-class grantwriting tips.

Professional Newsletter

Subscribe to Myotonic's research news publication, DM Research News, for updates about Myotonic and other funding opportunities. If you are not signed up for and receiving the DM Research News, complete this form with your name, degree, institution and current work or interest in DM care, research and/or drug development and we will enroll you in the monthly newsletter.


Email Myotonic's Research Associate, Elizabeth Habeeb-Louks.

For more information on Myotonic grantmaking policies, click here to read the Myotonic Request for Proposals Award Policy manual.

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