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  • Dr. Jason Greenberg was awarded a Child Health Research Award in July 2019.  He is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, specializing in Nephrology.  Dr. Greenberg’s Hood-funded project seeks to study and ultimately improve the care of hospitalized children at risk......

  • Dr. William Chang is one of only five recipients of our highly-competitive July 2019 Child Health Research Awards Program grant funding.  He is an Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine, working in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program. ......

  • Proposals are due October 7th for funding to begin January 1st of 2020. Hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health services research, and epidemiology projects are welcome for consideration. Click here for full eligibility guidelines and application instructions....

  • Dr. David Sinclair, recipient of a January 2000 Hood Child Health Award, has been receiving positive feedback to his new book, co-authored with journalist Matthew LaPlante,  Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To. Learn more and order a copy here.  ......

  • Dr. David C. Goodman, a two-time former Hood awardee, has co-authored The Dartmouth Atlas of Neonatal Intensive Care. The Atlas reports on a series of studies of regional and hospital variation in newborn and neonatal intensive care across four populations: the total US birth cohort;......

  • We are excited to share that Prapela, Inc. has been awarded $1,000,000 for its efforts to improve the treatment of opioid-exposed newborns in the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge.  Prapela SVS is a gentle, random vibration that improves breathing, heart rate, and relaxation in newborns as they......

  • The Charles H. Hood Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the Child Health Research Awards Program. Proposals are due October 7th for funding to begin January 1st, 2020. Hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health......

  • The Charles H. Hood Foundation is honored to host program staff from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, who will provide an introduction to NICHD’s Data and Specimen Hub (DASH) and other resources. The webinar will be held from 2-3pm (EDT)......

  • The Hood Foundation is excited to announce our most recent Child Health Research Award recipients! We offer sincere thanks to all of the highly qualified investigators who submitted proposals, as well as our amazing Scientific Reviewers. Congratulations to each of the following on having been......

  • A six-year study co-led by Dr. Talal Chatila, MD, Director of Boston Children’s Food Allergy Program, suggests that introducing “good bacteria” into the human gut may help prevent children from developing food allergies. Congratulations to Dr. Chatila, who received the Hood Foundation’s Child Health Research......