Accelerating Breakthrough Discoveries into Medicines

2015 Scholar-Innovators

Robert Bonomo, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Robert Bonomo, MD

Bacterial Drug Resistance: Novel antibacterial agents to treat drug-resistant infections

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John Burnett Jr., MD
Mayo Clinic

John Burnett Jr., MD

Heart Failure: Novel peptide therapy for heart failure

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Nicole Calakos, MD, PHD
Duke University

Nicole Calakos, MD, PHD

Nervous System Movement Disorders: Novel targeting of the ER Stress Response Pathway to treat movement disorders of the nervous system

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David Clemmons, MD
University of North Carolina

David Clemmons, MD

Osteoporosis: Novel class of drugs to treat osteoporosis

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Barry Coller, MD
Rockefeller University

Barry Coller, MD

Myocardial Infarction: A new pre-hospital therapy to treat a heart attack

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Clark Distelhorst, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Clark Distelhorst, MD

Blood Cancers: Targeting a new pathway to treat blood cancers

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Xianxin Hua, MD, PHD
University of Pennsylvania

Xianxin Hua, MD, PHD

Type I Diabetes: A drug that regenerates pancreas cells to treat diabetes

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Richard Johnson, MD
University of Colorado

Richard Johnson, MD

Obesity and Diabetes: A novel drug class to treat obesity and diabetes

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Marikki Laiho, MD, PHD
Johns Hopkins University

Marikki Laiho, MD, PHD

Cancer: A first-in-kind small molecule that targets an essential mechanism for cancer cell survival

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Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PHD
Duke University

Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PHD

Osteoporosis: A new osteoporosis therapy that increases bone mass

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Ira Tabas, MD, PHD
Columbia University

Ira Tabas, MD, PHD

Diabetes and Atherosclerosis: Targeting a new pathway common to diabetes and atherosclerosis

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Dates to Know

April 5, 2017
Letter of Intent Deadline

May 31, 2017
Full Application Deadline (For those invited)

December 2017
Awardees Notified

Harrington Project

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.

The Harrington Grant is an important part of the overall pharmaceutical research initiative created by The Harrington Project.

For Questions

For questions about the Scholar-Innovator grants or the application process, please email HDIquestions@HarringtonDiscovery.org.