The Health Research Alliance fosters collaboration among not-for-profit, non-governmental funders to support the continuum of health research and training from biomedical science applications that advance health. Learn more about HRA »
HRA receives recognition for public access efforts: In addition to being recognized as a SPARC Innovator by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition in early 2013, in the fall of 2013, HRA was recognized as one of 30 high-impact organizations supporting open/public access as part of the Accelerating Science Awards Program. The major sponsors of the awards program are the Public Library of Science, Google, and the Wellcome Trust.
Registration materials have been sent for the April HRA Members’ Meeting: The registration deadline for the spring HRA Members Meeting has passed and you should have received an email confirming your registration from Marla Amann on February 21. If you did not, please contact HRA. HRA thanks The Alzheimer’s Association for hosting the spring meeting in Chicago on April 1-2, 2014. For more details on the meeting, please go to the Meeeting and News page.
September 2014 Members’ Meeting host and location announced: Mark your calendars now to make sure you reserve the dates of the September 2014 HRA Members’ Meeting: The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has graciously offered to host the fall 2014 meeting on September 18-19, 2014, in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is a national voluntary health agency dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The American Stroke Association is a division of the American Heart Association. The association’s 2020 health impact goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by twenty percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by twenty percent. To accomplish this, the association strives to raise public awareness about healthy lifestyles, enhance the focus of prevention among healthcare providers, as well as provide funding to research programs that will enrich the existing pool of evidence-based research and identify new ways to prevent, detect and treat cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association includes the National Center (located in Dallas, Texas) and seven affiliates’ offices that cover across the United States and Puerto Rico.