The American Medical Association Foundation announced it had awarded research grants of up to $2,500 to 37 investigators as part of an effort to encourage younger scientists.
AMA Foundation announces Seed Grant awards
The AMA Foundation’s Seed Grant Research Program awards the grants to medical students, residents and fellows for basic science or clinical research projects, according to a news release. The recipients are studying cardiovascular/pulmonary diseases, HIV/AIDS, leukemia and neoplastic diseases.
“There are few opportunities available to younger scientists to help jumpstart projects,” said Dr. Barney Maynard, AMA Foundation president. “Our seed grants provide important support and professional development for physicians at the start of their careers,” Maynard said.
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