The Jacob P. Waletzky Award is given to a young scientist (within 15 years of his/her Ph.D. or MD degree) whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. Both basic and clinical researchers are eligible for the award.
he Children’s Heart Foundation funds life-saving, life-changing congenital heart defect (CHD) research in clinical cardiology, translational research, population science, and advancement, prevention, detection of surgical and interventional techniques including, but not limited to the following areas:
MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a mission to solve world challenges, announced a prize pool of over $1.5 million for its next class of Solver teams.
The Whitehall Foundation supports scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. It is the foundation's policy to support dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with a specialized mission. The foundation emphasizes the support of young scientists at the beginning of their careers and productive senior scientists who wish to move into new fields of interest.
Eli Lilly and Company is committed to improving patient care and providing valuable information to the medical and broader healthcare community. Lilly accepts requests for healthcare professional education, patient advocacy and consumer education programs. Our areas of focus include: autoimmune, endocrine, neurodegeneration, neuroscience - headache and oncology. Additional considerations may be made, on a limited basis, in the following therapeutic areas: men’s health, musculoskeletal and psychosis.
In addition to sponsoring its own research and research collaborations, Lilly has programs for considering external requests for Lilly provision of study drug and/or financial support for Investiga
Boston Scientific provides support for research that advances medical and scientific knowledge about our products and that generates medical interventions.
Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health seeks proposals that are primed to influence health equity in the future. RWJF is interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. Additionally, RWJF welcomes ideas that might fall outside of these four focus areas, but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and our progress toward a Culture of Health.
These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.