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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 295-3016

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Federal agencies generally have a set of research priorities and issue requests for proposals (RFP's) on a fairly regular basis.


  • Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
    This foundation makes grants to non-profit research institutions to promote research in chemistry and the life sciences.
  • Burroughs Wellcome
    The Burroughs Wellcome Foundation is an independent foundation dedicated to advancing the medical sciences and advancing research and other scientific and educational activities.
  • Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation - Research Grants
    This foundation supports cutting-edge research to develop effective treatments and cures for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders.
  • Ellison Medical Foundation- Grants for Aging and Global Infectious Disease
    The foundation particularly wishes to stimulate new creative research that might not be funded by traditional sources or that is often under-funded in the U.S.
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Grants and Funding
    Provides grants for biomedical research and science education.
  • John Merck Fund - Biology of Developmental Disabilities in Children
    Does not have a website, Please E-mail at:
  • Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
    Supports programs designed to improve the education of health professionals in the interest of the health of the public, and to enhance the representation of minorities in the health profession.
  • Rita Allen Foundation --Program for a few distinguished institutions to nominate candidates who show promise of becoming leaders in research in the cure and treatment of cancer, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.
    Contact: Moore Gates, Jr.,Secretary, Rita Allen Foundation, 96 Hun Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 683-1054

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