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Fund Your Research

For nearly 30 years, AAMDSIF has provided financial support for research that leads to new insights into the causes of bone marrow disorder diseases and to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Since 1989, we have awarded over $4 million in funding to national and international biomedical researchers.


2018 AAMDSIF Grant Cycle Opens With Significant Updates

New in 2018, the Scientific Medical Advisory Board has approved significant changes to the request for proposal. Important updates include:

  • Expanded scope
    In addition to acquired aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH, applications may include MDS transition to AML, MDS/MPN overlap such as CMML, and PRCA
  • Required Letter of Intent (LOI)
    LOIs are required prior to submission of full application. Applicants will be invited to submit a full application based on the LOI
  • Poster Presentation
    Grantees are required to present their work at the AAMDSIF Scientific Symposium, held every two years. Travel stipends may be available for international grantees.

Full application criteria and instructions are available here.

We look forward to an exciting 2018 grant cycle. Questions may be directed to Alice Houk, Senior Director of Health Professional Programs at