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31 May 2012

Key figures: €60.6 million to cure rare diseases

Illustration for article: Key figures: €60.6 million to cure rare diseases
In 2015, thanks to Telethon donations, the French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon) invested € 63.8 million in rare disease research. Every year, it devotes about two-thirds of its missions budget to this prime concern.

Breakdown of 2015 funding per research centre

  • Généthon: €25.1 M
  • Institute of Myology: € 8.6 M 
  • I-Stem: €4.7 M 
  • Atlantic Gene Therapies: € 2.4 M

 

Breakdown of 2015 funding per type of research

  • Research and development: €7.1 M (12.9%)
  • Basic research: €8.2 M (12.9%)
  • Gene therapy: €31.6 M (52.2%)
  • Cell therapy: €2M (8.3%)
  • Pharmacology: €5.3 M (8.3%)
  • Cross-cutting projects: €11.1 M (17.4%)
  • Valorisation: €1.2 M (1.8%)