The Soft Bones Foundation is pleased to announce that it has extended the application deadline to April 15, 2017 for a “seed grant” of $25,000 for basic or clinical research directly related to hypophosphatasia. Proposals are welcome from faculty members at a private research center or university. Applications from senior post-doctoral trainees or research associates are acceptable provided that the individual and his/her mentor have a track record of commitment to research relevant to HPP. This grant cannot be used for investigator salaries or indirect costs. Applications will be reviewed by the Soft Bones Scientific Advisory Board. Any inquiries may be made on our contact form.