We believe our grant programs create a consistent effort to support the early careers of researchers with an interest in migraine disease. Our nonprofit organization resembles the role of venture capital organizations that nurture start-up companies.
AMD has developed a comprehensive program that helps not only to fund specific research projects, but also to launch the careers of those willing to specialize in migraine research. We offer programs to introduce students into this area of neuroscience, through shadowing programs, travel grants, small introductory grants and then support more experienced researchers to explore new ideas with intermediate-sized grants, managed by the Migraine Research Foundation.
Our expectation is that the best of these ideas will be ready to apply to much larger grants, such as those offered by NIH. The most unique aspect of our program is our support of interdisciplinary migraine-related research at the Brown Institute for Brain Science and the funding of a post-doctoral fellowship in migraine research.
The Carney Institute for Brain Science Post Doctoral Research Position
First recipient: Tyler Clark Brown, PhD
Second recipient: Bruno Pradier, PhD
MRF is committed to discovering the causes, improving the treatments, and finding a cure, and AMD stimulates increased research in the area of migraine disorders.
We seek projects that will help sufferers by advancing our ability to understand and treat migraine. As a result, we offer seed-money grants for projects that are important, achievable, and innovative that will ultimately lead to better treatment and quality of life for sufferers of migraine and migraine disorders.
While we welcome all proposals relevant to basic or clinical migraine research, we are particularly interested in translational projects and those related to migraine variants, the relationship between concussions and migraines, post-traumatic headaches and migraine, hormonal effects on the nervous system, effects of nutrition on migraine, and other migraine variants, such as vestibular migraine and sinus migraine. Projects should take an original approach to the subject and have the potential to move the field forward in a significant way.
Please be advised that due to the large number of grant requests we receive, applications must follow the required format and conform to the guidelines to be considered.
Grants awarded to:
2016-17 Lyn Griffiths, Ph.D.
2017-18 Suzanne Bertisch, MD
Resident Research Grant
We are using CORE to administer our Resident Research Grants. You can follow this link to see more info and to apply for a grant.