LifeArc’s primer fund to develop solutions to accelerate MND diagnosis

Please complete the form below, outlining your project. Please click here for information on how to apply.

Submitted forms will be evaluated to assess the scientific rationale, feasibility and fit. Following submission, we will be in contact to discuss next steps.

  • Application summary

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  • Project information

  • (Max 500 words)
  • Please describe the evidence you have previously generated that supports your proposed approach (Max 500 words).
  • Please provide a high-level description of the project milestones, what the outcomes of the project will be and an approximate estimate of costs (Max 600 words).
  • Applicants must be able to provide suitable samples or data for their proposed studies. Please list what you have available, any that would need to be acquired and where you would obtain these from (Max 250 words).
  • Please comment on any competing approaches that you are aware of and how yours is differentiated from this competition (Max 300 words).
  • Do you have any IP in the area and are you aware of any freedom to operate issues? Has the approach been disclosed? Briefly detail and if appropriate give patent number(s) priority date(s) and status. (Max 100 words).
  • This fund is intended to support projects that ultimately seek to develop solutions that will accelerate the diagnosis of MND. Specifically tests that could be deployed in primary care to assist in referral to neurologists. Please explain how you believe your project/marker could be deployed in this setting (Max 300 words).
  • These can be your own publications, or those of others within the field.
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