Research Grants

The ACD is excited to announce the launch of our CCDS Research & Education Grants funding program. We are anticipating awarding grants on an ongoing basis. Look for updates soon. Please direct questions and grant applications to

ACD Fellowships: Request for Applications

The Association for Creatine Deficiencies (ACD) is pleased to announce a call for fellowship applications. Each fellowship award carries a letter of recognition and funding of $30,000 for one year with the option to re-apply for a second year. Preference will be given to applicants who are early in their careers (graduate students, postdocs/research associates). All topics will be considered but preference will be given to proposals that facilitate progress to the clinic e.g. method/assay development for biomarkers, model/reagent development, drug screening, etc.

Application Format:
To apply for an ACD fellowship, please provide the following:

  1. Proposal with specific aims, methods and impact statement (no more than 5 pages)
  2. Biosketch/CV
  3. Letter of support

Applications can be submitted to 

Dates of application:
November 1st, 2021 – December 1st, 2021

Each proposal will be evaluated by the ACD board. A decision will be conveyed in December 2021 with funding to commence by January 31st, 2022. 

As part of this opportunity, ACD fellows will be introduced and requested to present their work at a special session in the 2022 CCDS Symposium. 

For more information, please contact