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Harrington Scholar-Innovator Program
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Development of novel therapeutics to treat AMD, a major cause of blindness in the elderly.
Cancer: Development of a first-in-kind anticancer drug that restores the function of a commonly mutated gene found in cancer.
Hypertension and Atherosclerosis: Development of a novel therapeutic for the treatment of hypertension and atherosclerotic disease.
Ischemic Retinal Diseases: Development of an innovative oxygen delivery device to treat ischemic retinal diseases, a leading cause of blindness worldwide.
Hypoxemia and Cardiac Arrest: Development of an injectable form of oxygen to prevent life-threatening hypoxemia in medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest.
Bacterial Drug Resistance: Development of a novel approach to circumvent bacterial antibiotic resistance in diseases such as cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis and hospital-acquired infections.
Pain Management: Development of a novel class of analgesics more potent than morphine, but lacking the negative side effects and abuse potential.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Development of a first-to-market disease-modifying therapy for patients with COPD, the third leading cause of death in the U.S.
Neonatal Brain Injury and Stroke: Development of a novel therapeutic approach to treat neonatal brain injury, Down syndrome and stroke.
Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC): Development of a novel topical drug for the treatment and prevention of BCC, a common form of skin cancer that affects millions worldwide.
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Development of a novel therapeutic to treat AML, the most common form of leukemia in adults.
April 5, 2017
Letter of Intent Deadline
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May 31, 2017
Full Application Deadline (For those invited)
The Harrington Discovery Institute is the nonprofit arm of the Harrington Project for Discovery & Development, an international initiative supporting breakthrough research by physician-scientists. The Project is a new and powerful approach to address some of the challenges hindering advancement of medicine today.
For questions about the Scholar-Innovator grants or the application process, please email HDIquestions@HarringtonDiscovery.org.
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