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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Bequeaths Awards to Two Baylor Physician Researchers
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation supports Drs. Neil Hanchard and Sandesh Nagamani of Baylor College of Medicine to become independent clinical researchers through a career developmental...more

University of Delaware Research Foundation Provides Funding to 12 Projects

The University of Delaware Research Foundation (UDRF) has apportioned funding to 12 projects with each grant totaling $55,000 and matched by a $5,000 from the Office of the Provost and $5,000 from...more

Stroke Patients Get Help from Latest Neurological Foundation Grant

The latest Neurological Foundation grants were awarded to drug therapy research projects in the University of Otago. Nearly $390,000 grants were given to fund research in improving limb function...more

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Provides $3 Million to Fund Research

The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research, along with the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), will fund $3 million in original and exemplary research in 2013. The foundation funds research and...more

Kessler Foundation Receives Over $1.2 Million Grants

Kessler Foundation researchers have been allocated three grants from the New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Injury Research. The grants are worth more than $1.2 million which will help fund...more

MVRF Announces 2013-2014 Grant Recipients

The Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) recently announced its grant award recipients for macular degeneration and other retinal diseases research. The grants are in the amount of $100,000 a...more

Heart and Stroke Foundation to Fund Medical Research

The Heart and Stroke Foundation, one of Canada\'s largest health charities, promotes its advocacy programs through a $300 million funding to back 19 research institutions in the country. The...more

State Laws Aimed at Promoting Healthy School Meals Increased Teens\' Intake of Fruits and Veggies
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

According to a study recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, state laws that support healthy school meal programs make teens eat more fruits and vegetables. The study...more

New Study Finds Understaffed Nurses in Neonatal ICUs
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A new study shows that there is an insufficient staffing of nurses in neonatal intensive care units. Understaffing resulted in higher infection rates in vulnerable newborns. The study, funded by...more

New Report Shows Healthiest and Least Healthy Counties in US
Foundation: Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A recent report reveals the healthiest and least healthy counties in the United States. The study discovers that rates of premature deaths are at the lowest level in two decades. However, the...more

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