Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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About Howard Hughes Medical InstituteThe Howard Hughes Medical Institute is the nation's largest private nonprofit source of support for biomedical research and science education. Its scientists are using the tools of molecular biology to shed light on cancer, AIDS, and other diseases. In addition, HHMI grants are encouraging talented students, including many women and underrepresented minorities, to pursue careers in science.
HHMI is a medical research organization. Its principal function is the direct conduct of biomedical research with its own staff. Its employees carry out research in HHMI facilities at leading universities, academic medical centers, and their affiliated hospitals nationwide under collaborative relationships with those institutions. In addition to its scientific program, through a complementary grants program, the Institute awards grants to strengthen science education and support outstanding scientists abroad.
"The primary purpose and objective of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute," according to its charter, "shall be the promotion of human knowledge within the field of the basic sciences (principally the field of medical research and medical education) and the effective application thereof for the benefit of mankind."
For more information, visit HHMI's Home Page at www.hhmi.org.
141 articles with Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Noncoding RNAs Offer Huge Therapeutic and Diagnostic Potential, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of Colorado Study
Sweat Glands Grown From Newly Identified Stem Cells, Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
Newly Identified Protein Function Protects Cells During Injury, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Selects Jones Lang LaSalle as Strategic Facilities Management Partner for Its Janelia Farm Research Campus
The Week in Review: Seven China Researchers Land $650,000 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Grants
Evotec AG Establishes Research Collaboration With Harvard University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Diabetes Research
Researchers Discover How to Erase Memory, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
Montgomery College and Georgetown University Partner to Benefit Science Students as Part of Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant
New Ways to Disarm Deadly South American Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
Cyntellect, Inc. Technology for Stem Cell Processing Used by Researchers from Harvard University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
New Skin Stem Cells Surprisingly Similar to Those Found in Embryos, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
Most Tests Ineffective In Detecting Ovarian Cancer In Time, Howard Hughes Medical Institute And Stanford University School of Medicine Study
Blood Cells Can Be Reprogrammed To Act As Embryonic Stem Cells, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study
New Therapeutic Strategy Could Target Toxic Protein In Most Patients With Huntington's Disease, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Study