FPWR funds often help investigators develop a new line of research, obtaining the preliminary results needed to compete for larger, multi-year grants from the NIH and other organizations. Many of our researchers have been awarded these larger grants as a result of FPWR’s seed investment and support.
Investigator: Jeffrey Zigman, MD/PhD
FPWR Grant: The role of the midbrain dopaminergic reward circuitry in ghrelin’s effects on food intake and body weight
NIH Grant: 1R01MH085298 ) Ghrelin's Role in Mood
The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (federal tax id 31-1763110) is a nonprofit corporation with federal tax exempt status as a public charity under section 501(c)(3).
The mission of FPWR is to eliminate the challenges of Prader-Willi syndrome through the advancement of research and therapeutic development.
Foundation for Prader-Willi Research
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