Our founders cover all organizational overhead, so 100% of your donation goes to grants. This page is where all your donations go: we find labs where the PI has knowledge of SynGAP and/or key skills that will be essential for our quest for a therapy for our patients and we support those labs.
The Syngap Research Fund is eager to provide high-impact research grants to interested physicians and researchers worldwide to accelerate diagnosis and management of SynGAP1 syndrome.
Please complete SRF’s grant application if you are interested in applying for funding to conduct SynGAP1 research.
Note: SRF has a Board-directed policy that does not allow for the payment of indirect costs to nonprofit institutions.
Purpose: To test the hypothesis that the pathogenicity of distinct SYNGAP1 variants found in patients will correlate with the extent of dysfunction in neurons derived from their own cells.
Funding: $205,500 over three years to support the training of a postdoctoral researcher.
Status: Approved, Signed, 67% disbursed.
Purpose: Research on SynGAP animal models & to explore naturally occuring ASOs that relate to SynGAP.
Funding: $500,000 over two years to support the training of two postdoctoral researchers and the related supplies.
Key people: Richard Huganir, PhD
Status: Grant agreement under discussion; 50% disbursed.
Purpose: Support the purchase of a Willow MEA to enhance research into SynGAP organoids.
Funding: $46,500 to USC to purchase a Willow.
Status: 100% disbursed.