Biomedical philanthropy: Love or money

  title={Biomedical philanthropy: Love or money},
  author={Erika Check},
  • E. Check
  • Published 16 May 2007
  • Medicine
  • Nature
Biomedical scientists want funding; private foundations want cures. Erika Check hears the joys and tensions that arise when the two hook up. 
Foundation funding and chemical biology.
An emerging generation of scientists trained at the interface of chemistry and biology is providing new tools and insights into the workings of biological systems. Private foundations represent an
The contribution of disease focused nonprofits to biomedical research and development
It is found that US-based nonprofits contributed $3.7 billion to biomedical R&D in 2011, and that within certain disease areas nonprofit spending is comparable to or exceeds spending by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Foundation active in fight to cure Huntington's
There is an urgent need for universities to re-evaluate and redesign their policies that control retention of ethnic minorities on their faculty to prevent the success of even the most talented minority scientists.
A Community of Practice: Librarians in a Biomedical Research Network
Applying the concept of a community of practice to a collaborative effort suggests how librarians can work together to provide effective reference services to researchers in biomedicine.
One decade ago, one decade ahead in huntington's disease
  • E. Wild, S. Tabrizi
  • Psychology
    Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
  • 2019
The modern history of Huntington’s disease began 26 years ago, on March 26, 1993, with the announcement in Cell, via an article with just one author—the Huntington’s Disease Collaborative Research