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Fund Your Research

For over 30 years, AAMDSIF has provided financial support for research that leads to new insights into the causes of bone marrow failure diseases and to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Since 1989 we have awarded over $5.5 million in funding 100 grantees.

Grant Recipients

For nearly 30 years, AAMDSIF has provided research grants totaling in excess of $5 million to an international group of more than 90 researchers to help advance the understanding and treatment of aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).

Congressionally Directed Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (CDMRP)


In 2006-2007, The AA&MDS International Foundation embarked on a strategic awareness and advocacy initiative to secure funding from the Defense Appropriations Act for Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program in a (CDMRP). It was through AAMDSIF’s advocacy that a connection between acquired bone marrow failure and environmental links to bone marrow failure with American veterans, military retirees and civilians was made clear. This was one more way the Foundation has led efforts to find move the needle forward in the search for cures for bone marrow failure diseases.

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