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For nearly 30 years, AAMDSIF has provided financial support for research that leads to new insights into the causes of bone marrow disorder diseases and to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Since 1989, we have awarded over $4 million in funding to national and international biomedical researchers.

2020 Grant Cycle opening this Spring!

  • Expanded scope
    In addition to acquired aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH, applications may include MDS transition to AML, MDS/MPN overlap such as CMML, and PRCA
  • Required Letter of Intent (LOI)
    LOIs are required prior to submission of full application. Applicants will be invited to submit a full application based on the LOI. 
  • Poster Presentation
    Grantees are required to present their work at the AAMDSIF Scientific Symposium, held every two years. Travel stipends may be available for international grantees.

Full application criteria and instructions are available here.

We look forward to an exciting 2020 grant cycle. Questions may be directed to Alice Houk, Senior Director of Health Professional Programs at


AAMDSIF Grant Recipients (Prior Year Grantees)

A searchable list of AAMDSIF grant recipients (prior year grantees) can be found here. Awards can be searched by year or by Fund. To make a donation to an existing fund, to provide general support to the Foundation or to establish a research fund, you can make an online donation here or you can get more information by calling (301) 279-7202