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Funding Sources

Research on Alpha-1 is funded through a number of federal programs, including the National Institutes of Health and its institutes such as:

Other sources of funding including industry support, private donors and organizations such as the Alpha-1 Foundation, American Lung Association, Foundation of the American Thoracic Society, Chest Foundation, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the American Liver Foundation.

The Alpha-1 Foundation has partnered with each of these organizations, and the National Institutes of Health, to offer matching grants for research on Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.