Grants Awarded

The number of grants awarded by the Histiocytosis Association varies each year. It is determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the quality of eligible applications received and the availability of funds.

Use the filters below to see information for all of the research projects the Association has funded since 1992.

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Heterogeneity in Histiocytosis associated Neurodegeneration using iPSC models

Principal Investigator: Nicole Coufal, MD University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA USA Date of Award:…

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Evaluation of protein arginine methyltransferase 5 (PRMT5) as an actionable target in hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

Principal Investigator: Polina Shindiapina Ohio State University Columbus, OH USA Date of Award: December 2023 Amount of Award: $50,000…

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DOCK Genes: Novel Risk Alleles for Cytokine Storm Syndrome

Principal Investigator: Randy Cron University of Alabama at Birmingham Brimingham, AL USA  Date of Award: December 2023 Award Amount:…

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H Syndrome as a Model for Rare Histiocytoses

Principal Investigator: Ruthy Shiloh PhD. and Sarah Elitzur MD Schneider Children’s Medical Center Petach Tikva, Israel Date…

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Burden of morbidity and premature mortality in patients with Langerhans cell histiocytosis 

Principal Investigator: Dr. Gaurav Goyal University of Alabama Birmingham, AL Date of Award: December 2022 Amount of…

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Defining the pathophysiology of HLH in Hematologic Malignancies

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Jordan Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinatti, OH Date of Award: December 2022 Amount…

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Defining and Testing the Hyperinflammatory Immune Synapse

Principal Investigator: Dr. Scott Canna Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Date of Award: December 2022 Amount…

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Immunoproteasome inhibition as a novel therapy for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

Principal Invesigator: Dr. Kim Nichols St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN Date of Award: December 2022…

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A Study of the Spectrum of Visual Function and Choroidal Structure in Patients with Histiocytosis

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Jasmine Francis Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York City, NY USA   Date…

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