Independent Medical Education Grants

Independent Medical Education Grants


Akcea is committed to improving the quality of patients’ lives through the advancement of healthcare and medicine. To that effort we support Independent Medical Education (IME). Akcea will provide strategic support for high-quality medical education to advance excellence in healthcare through targeted educational initiatives aimed at improving disease awareness, clinical knowledge, and multidisciplinary management. Akcea will fund both accredited and non-accredited IME grants with unmet educational needs in our therapeutic areas of focus.

Areas of Focus

Hereditary transthyretin-related amyloidosis (hATTR)

Grant Submission Process

All IME grants will be submitted through our grants portal, located at Please log in to submit your request.

Akcea’s 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

Contact Info

For general questions about Akcea’s IME grant program, please contact us at

For technical questions regarding our grant portal, please contact US Micron Systems at


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