2018 Research Grants
Grants in this area are focused on diseases and other scientific research of particular interest to the Foundation. For medical research, emphasis is on finding a cure, developing new treatments and improving the quality of life of individuals afflicted with these diseases. Additionally, the Foundation has continued support for collegiate and graduate-level physics programs, helping to attract the best minds to this important and often under-funded research area. (Total grants $125,000)
Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, Mountain View, CA. $20,000 to support the International Research Grant Program.
American Heart Association, Los Angeles, CA. $20,000 to support a post doctoral research fellowship.
Christopher Reeve Foundation, Springfield, NJ. $5,000 to support the translational research program.
Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA. $25,000 to help support the Catalyst For a Cure Three initiative.
Michael J.Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, New York, NY. $15,000 to support Parkinson's disease research.
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund, Washington, DC. $20,000 to support the Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 Initiative.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA. $20,000 to support a graduate fellowship at the Institute for Theoretical Physics.