It is certainly important to be looking for cures to medical disorders, but it is equally important to conduct research on human health and well-being - Stephen LaBerge


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Association of Clinical Research Organizations

ACRO represents the world's leading clinical research organizations. ACRO's members provide specialized services that are integral to the development of drugs, biologics, and medical devices.

Association of Clinical Research Professionals

ACRP is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings.

Medical Research Council

MRC is a publicly-funded organisation dedicated to improving human health. We support research across the entire spectrum of medical sciences, in universities and hospitals, in our own units and institutes in the UK, and in our units in Africa.

National Health & Medical Research Council

NHMRC is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

National Institutes of Health

NIH guides America's efforts in medical research. Our goal is to uncover new knowledge that will help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the common cold to the rarest genetic disorder.

North American Primary Care Research Group

NAPCRG is a multidisciplinary organization for primary care researchers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and throughout the world, with a mission to develop, disseminate, and promote new knowledge regarding primary care.

Rally for Medical Research

The Rally for Medical Research was formed to raise awareness at this critical time of the urgent need for an increased investment in the NIH to improve health, spur more progress, inspire more hope, and save more lives.

The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research

A coalition in support of increased funding for the National Institutes of Health.

The Kavli Foundation

The Foundation's mission is implemented through an international program of research institutes, professorships, and symposia in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience, and theoretical physics as well as prizes in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience.

Action Medical Research for Children

Action Medical Research is the UK's most forward thinking charity. We believe diseases and disabilities can be beaten, and through medical research we are creating a healthier future for everyone.

American Federation for Aging Research

AFAR has played a major role in providing and advancing knowledge of aging and mechanisms of age-related disease by providing start-up grants to more than 2,200 early-career scientists.

Americans for Medical Progress

Americans for Medical Progress is dedicated to protecting your investment in biomedical research. We focus on public outreach that builds understanding and appreciation for necessary and humane animal research.

Americans for Medical Progress

Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) protects society’s investment in research by nurturing public understanding of and support for the humane, necessary and valuable use of animals in medicine.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 12,600 health researchers and trainees across Canada.

Center for Statistics in Medicine

The Centre for Statistics in Medicine collaborates in health care research, conducts applied statistical research and runs training courses/workshops for both health care workers and statisticians

European Commission Research and Innovation

This site is designed to help you find out about European Research. Whether you are a researcher or a teacher, in business or in politics, there is something for you here.

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology advances biological science through collaborative advocacy for research policies that promote scientific progress and education and lead to improvements in human health.

Genetic Epidemiology Research Institute

The Genetic Epidemiology Research Institute (GERI) combines epidemiological approaches unique to this ORU on the UCI campus, and as far as we know, in the UC system, with basic science methods to test hypotheses on the genetic basis of the etiology and progression of disease.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI, a non-profit medical research organization that ranks as one of the nation's largest philanthropies, plays a powerful role in advancing biomedical research and science education in the U.S.

Hunter Medical Research Institute

HMRI researchers are at the cutting edge of research, having been recognised nationally and internationally for significant discoveries that are changing the way we deliver health care.

International Society for Experimental Hematology

Our Mission is to promote the scientific knowledge and clinical application of basic hematology, immunology, stem cell research, cell and gene therapy and related aspects of research through publications, discussions, scientific meetings and the support of young investigators

Naval Medical Research and Development

The Naval Medical Research Center is a premier research organization with a vision: World-class, operationally relevant health and medical research solutions - anytime, anywhere!

Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

Association for Research in Otolaryngology

The Association for Research in Otolaryngology is an international association of scientists and physicians dedicated to scientific exploration among all of the disciplines in the field of otolaryngology. Research efforts involve the ear, nose, head, neck and related functions including hearing, balance, speech, taste and smell among others.

Asthma & Allergy Federation of America

AAFA provides practical information, community based services and support through a national network of chapters and support groups. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds research to find better treatments and cures.

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Since its founding in 1971, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has been dedicated to funding innovative research to find preventions, treatments, and cures for inherited retinal degenerative diseases that lead to blindness and affect more than 9 million people in the United States.

Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research

FSR is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving care for sarcoidosis patients and to finding a cure for this disease. Since 2000, FSR has worked to position sarcoidosis as a growing problem on the U.S. health care agenda and established itself as the authoritative resource for patients, health professionals and the public.

GBS|CIDP Foundation International

GBS|CIDP Foundation International is the only voluntary, nonprofit organization that provides support to patients of GBS/CIDP and their families, awards grants to researchers and offers education to the public and professional communities.

Glaucoma Research Foundation

We seek out new approaches to glaucoma research, and we follow the funding through to results. Our continuing commitment has led to important and promising insights.

Interstitial Cystitis Association

The ICA funds its own Pilot Research Program and administers the Fishbein Family IC Research Foundation Research Program. Together, these programs have distributed over $2.5 million in IC research grants in the past decade. The ICA also works closely with Congress and the National Institutes of Health to ensure continued funding of IC research at the federal level.

Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research

The University of Edinburgh/ Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Inflammation Research (CIR) is a multidisciplinary centre in which clinical and non-clinical scientists prosecute internationally competitive research to identify targets and deliver translational benefits.

Multiple Sclerosis National Research Institute

We are a not-for-profit basic research center dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative research methods that lead to treatments for major medical conditions, including multiple sclerosis, AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, pain, heart disease, many types of cancer, and more

National Brain Tumor Foundation

Since we began our research grant program in 1983, NBTF has granted over $5 million to worthy brain tumor researchers. NBTF has funded cutting edge research into new treatments, improving traditional treatments and enhancing the quality of life of all brain tumor patients.


RAND researchers and analysts continue to be on the cutting edge of their fields, working with decisionmakers in both the public and private sectors to find solutions to today's difficult, sensitive, and important problems.

Society for Gynecologic Investigation

The Society for Gynecologic Investigation is taking a leading role in international scientific society innovation and in so doing provides a strong voice for issues of women''s reproductive health and places them at the global forefront

Stanford Medicine

Scores of groundbreaking technologies and treatments have their roots at the medical center.

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

USAMRIID conducts basic and applied research on biological threats resulting in medical solutions to protect military service members.

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