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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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  • The Charles H. Hood Foundation is excited to announce that we now have two new ways for our community of stakeholders in pediatric research and innovation to stay engaged with us and with one another: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/charles-hood-foundation/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CHoodFoundation These platforms will serve as a......

  • The Hood Foundation is thrilled to announce our most recent cohort of Child Health and Major Grant Award Recipients! We offer sincere thanks to all of the highly qualified investigators who submitted proposals, as well as our amazing Scientific Reviewers for each program. Congratulations to......

  • It has been quite a year for the Charles H. Hood Foundation! In 2018 the Foundation exceeded $3,000,000 in giving to the field of Child Health, through the combination of Child Health Awards, Major Grants, Bridge Funding, and Program Related Investments. In addition, we have been......

  • Dr. Jill Maron, 2018 Chair of the Hood Foundation’s Scientific Review Committee and 2009 recipient of the Child Health Research Award, is scheduled to speak at TEDxNatick this coming January 26, 2019.  Dr. Maron is Executive Director of the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts......

  • The Hood Foundation is excited to share news of a special, one-time bridge funding arrangement developed in collaboration with partner institutions to support three pediatric research projects in New England.  Having learned of an unanticipated need that arose suddenly in late summer, the Foundation worked with these......

  • 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. Robert Sege, MD, PhD, FAAP, and Senior Scientific Advisor to the Hood Foundation, has co-authored an updated policy statement on effective discipline for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  Based on extensive review of the literature, the statement strongly advises parents not to spank their......

  • 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....