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 News

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.

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Members' Meetings:

September 18-19, 2014
Hosted by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Registration materials will be emailed to members in July.

March 17-18, 2015
Hosted by the American Heart Association
Dallas, Texas

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Member Spotlight

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and other mission-aligned organizations in the U.S. and around the world in health, selected place-based initiatives, and education and human services.  The Trust currently holds more than $5 billion in assets and has committed more than $1 billion since it began active grantmaking in late 2008. With approximately 70% of its grants focused on health, the Trust currently is the largest private funder in the areas of type 1 diabetes, IBD and Crohn’s Disease, and the provision of rural eHealth services.  In addition the Trust supports innovative basic medical research in genomics, stem cells and other areas, as well as a range of medical institutions.





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