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Independent Medical Education Grants

Overview

Ionis is committed to improving the quality of patients’ lives through the advancement of healthcare. To that end, we support Independent Medical Education (IME). Ionis supports targeted high-quality accredited and non-accredited medical education programs to advance excellence in healthcare by improving disease awareness, clinical knowledge, and multidisciplinary management within our therapeutic areas of focus.

Areas of Focus

Transthyretin-related Amyloidosis (ATTR)

  • Disease state awareness
  • Diagnosis and patient identification
  • Multidisciplinary management of patients
  • Disease management including pharmacotherapies

Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)/Cardio-Metabolic Disorders

  • Disease state awareness
  • Diagnosis and patient identification
  • Multidisciplinary management of patients
  • Disease management including pharmacotherapies

Grant Submission Process

All IME grants will be submitted through our grants portal, located at https://akcea-gml.tmg-secure.com. Please log in to submit your request.

Ionis’ IME grant request committee meets on a monthly basis. Typical turnaround times for funding decisions are between 30 and 60 days from the date of submission of the IME grant request.

Required information and documentation

  • Letter of request on letterhead with signature from requestor addressed to the Ionis Medical Education Grant Review Committee detailing unmet educational needs and practice gaps
  • Date, location, venue, or platform of activity
  • Description of program
  • Type of accreditation (if any)
  • Number and type of credit hours to be issued for program completion
  • Intended target audience and estimated participation
  • Amount of funding requested and purpose of funding
  • Sole-support or multi-supported activity
  • Statement that budgets will be reconciled within 90 days and unused funds will be returned
  • Detailed agenda including all program topics and faculty (if available)
  • Detailed budget including a breakdown of how requested funds will be spent
  • W-9

Contact Info

For general questions about Ionis’ IME grant program as well as technical questions regarding the grant portal, please contact us at ionis_support@micron.atlassian.net.