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Charles H. Hood Foundation | Charlene Mancusi
By identifying innovative pediatric advancements and providing funding in the critical phases of development, we are able to expedite high-impact breakthroughs that improve the health and lives of millions.
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Thanksgiving provides the perfect opportunity for reflection and expression of gratitude.  We at the Charles H. Hood Foundation would like to take a moment to share our sincere appreciation for the amazing work and invaluable partnership of our awardees, alumni, scientific reviewers, institutional representatives, and all stakeholders in...

Dr. Farrah J. Mateen, a 2016 Child Health award recipient, has shared exciting updates regarding recent events relative to her work in Neurology.  In October she spoke at both The American Neurological Association's 143rd Annual Meeting (myANA2018) and The Regional Rare Neuro-Immune Disorders Symposium (2018 Regional RNDS).  Congratulations, Dr....

The Charles H. Hood Foundation has a long and well-established history of supporting early-career scientists.  Recognizing that these investigators face unique challenges, and that the success of their research endeavors relies on a combination of diverse factors, the Hood Foundation strives to keep abreast of developments in the field and best-practice...

The exciting work of Frederick Alt, PhD, a 2018 recipient of Hood Major Grants funding, and team has been highlighted in Nature scientific journal.  Read a synopsis of the article here, and learn more about Dr. Alt and other current Hood funding recipients here....

Program Related Investments (PRIs) are made by the Charles H. Hood Foundation with the goal of providing funds that fill the gap between translational research and clinical development and application of pediatric-related initiatives.  We recently welcomed two new additions to our PRI portfolio: Prapela and ThinkMD,...

The Charles H. Hood Foundation is honored to announce the newest recipients of our Child Health Research Awards: David Breslow, PhD (Yale University) Defining a Cilia-Lysosome Axis in Developmental Signaling and Cilium-based Disease   Eliezer Calo, PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Elucidating Mechanisms Underlying Phenotypic Variation in Craniofacial...