This week, we have opened up applications for HDSA research funding. Learn about how we support HD research and pass it on these opportunities to the scientists in your life!

2019 Berman/Topper Family HD Career Development Fellowship

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) believes we must ensure that the pipeline of passionate and bright HD scientists and clinicians remains full, a vision that is shared by the Berman and Topper families. With their support, HDSA sponsors innovative lines of scientific inquiry into HD biology by young researchers with a desire to make HD research a part of their career plan. This fellowship is open to investigators with a doctoral or medical degree who are within 5 years of obtaining PhD or completing residency/fellowship. It offers up to $80,000 per year for 3 years. Applications are due by March 8, 2019. (Click Here For More Info) 

2019 Donald A. King Summer Research Fellowship

Do you know a student in need of a summer research funding opportunity? HDSA is now accepting applications for the 2019 Donald A. King Summer Research Fellowship. This competitive fellowship covers funding for undergraduate life science students, pre-medical students and first-year medical students to complete a summer research project under the direction of an established HD researcher at an accredited institution in the United States. It’s a 10 week summer grant for up to $4500. Applications are due by March 1st, 2019. (Click Here For More Info)

For more information about HDSA’s research initiatives please visit Questions about these programs can be addressed to Dr. Leora Fox, Manager of Research & Mission Programs,, or to Dr. George Yohrling, Senior Director Mission & Scientific Affairs,