The Bee Foundation Announces $50,000 Medical Research Grant

The Bee Foundation is a Philadelphia based non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of brain aneurysms and supporting innovative research that saves lives. The Bee Foundation has announced its first call for medical research grants. The Foundation will award $50,000 to proposals directed at novel and innovative approaches to the early detection and prevention of brain aneurysms. The Foundation’s medical research grant program encourages research proposals focused on a variety of disciplines (including but not limited to translational neurosciences, neurosurgery, neurology, radiology and genetics, among others).

In its first year, The Bee Foundation raised more than $120,000 through ongoing sponsorships, donations and its annual gala, The Honey Bash, held in Philadelphia in September 2014.

“We are particularly excited at the potential of interdisciplinary research to deliver results through testing innovative approaches across a number of medical disciplines,” said the Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patricia Henwood. The Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board, whose members include Henwood, Dr. Michael Chen of Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Shazam Hussain of The Cleveland Clinic, and Dr. Monisha Kumar of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania will be working with Foundation Co-Founder and Executive Director Christine Doherty Kondra to review all applications. […]

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