Community News and Information - Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other
RWJF Appoints Childhood Health Expert to Lead Childhood Obesity Team
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has selected expert in childhood health, Ginny Ehrlich, as director and senior program officer of the Childhood Obesity team effective this July. One of...more

Avon Foundation Gives $150,000 Grant to Advance Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment

The Avon Foundation for Women has presented a $150,000 grant to the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. The grant will fund breast cancer treatment and prevention, as...more

AstraZeneca HealthCare Announces Grant of $209,523 to Palmetto Project

The Avon Foundation for Women has presented a $150,000 grant to the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. The grant will fund breast cancer treatment and prevention, as...more

Grants for Immunotherapy-based Treatment Approaches for Childhood Cancer

Alex\'s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization, has provided new Reach Awards grants to two Baylor College of Medicine researchers to advance their immunotherapy-based treatment for...more

New Program Funds Lung Cancer Screenings for Free

A new program called Genesis Philanthropy is providing free ways for patients to breathe easier - through free lung cancer screenings. The new program offers free low dose CT scans, which normally...more

Missouri Foundation for Health Awards $125,000 Grants to Address Childhood Obesity
Foundation: Missouri Foundation for Health

The Missouri Foundation for Health has awarded $125,000 grant to 11 organizations around the state as part of its healthy communities program. The foundation granted the Monett R-1 School District...more

Nonprofit Helps People with Visual Impairment

The Missouri Foundation for Health has awarded $125,000 grant to 11 organizations around the state as part of its healthy communities program. The foundation granted the Monett R-1 School District...more

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Lands $378,000 RWJF Grant
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has been awarded a $378,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The grant aims to speed up and improve development of vaccines against...more

Philadelphia Center Gets $50,000 Grant by the Caesar\'s Foundation

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has been awarded a $378,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The grant aims to speed up and improve development of vaccines against...more

UT Southwestern Medical Center Gets $1 Million for Geriatrics Education

The UT Southwestern Medical Center\'s Geriatrics section, the Department of Internal Medicine, has been provided a $1 million four-year grant by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The Next Steps...more





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