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Research Funding Programs
AFTD supports scientists at various stages of their careers in order to advance the understanding of FTD biology and basic disease mechanisms, identify novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment, and develop assistive technologies that support persons with FTD in carrying out activities of daily living.

Grants Funded

Grants Portfolio

Through various grant programs, AFTD awards millions in grants for basic and clinical research – $3 million during our most recent fiscal year alone.

AFTD-hosted Meetings

Meetings

The  Frontotemporal Degeneration Treatment Study Group (FTSG) - stakeholders from industry, academia, NIH, FDA and independent foundations come together to accelerate effective FTD treatments in a collaborative forum.

 

Resources

Resources

FTD Disorders Registry  - an online database that collects information from those affected by all types of FTD.

 

A Voice of the Patient Report - a summary of the lived experience of FTD collected during Externally Led Patient-Focused Drug Development meetings.

AFTD Research Partnerships

ADDF           American Brain Foundation          American Academy of Neurology