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  • Congratulations to Dr. Robert Sege, Senior Scientific Advisor to the Hood Foundation, for receiving the Ray E. Helfer M.D. Award!  This Award was presented by the National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds and the American Academy of Pediatrics in recognition of Dr. Sege’s......

  • 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 March 27th for funding to begin July 1st, 2020. Hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health......

  • The Hood Foundation is honored 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......

  • Dr. Ellen Roche was selected as the final of only five recipients of our competitive July 2019 Child Health Research Awards.  Dr. Roche serves as Assistant Professor at MIT’s Mechanical Engineering Department and Institute for Medical Engineering and Science.  Her research focuses on applying new......

  • Congratulations to Dr. E. Alice Lee, who received one of our five July 2019 Child Health Research Awards.  Dr. Lee is Assistant Professor in the Division of Genetics and Genomics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Lee’s lab focuses on aberrations in......

  • The Hood Foundation’s Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. Robert Sege, was recently interviewed by the Boston Globe regarding a study he co-authored on positive childhood experiences and adult mental and relational health.  Their findings suggest sustained, positive relationships with caring adults can help mitigate the harmful......

  • Dr. Nate Jowett was selected as one of only five recipients of our July 2019 Child Health Research Awards.  He is Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Surgical Photonics & Engineering Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear......

  • 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....