Innovative Models to Expedite Research Funding [HRA Members Meeting, Virtual, Spring 2022]

Is the current process of scientific funding too slow? Implementing innovative processes to decrease time between announcement to award is one way organizations are changing the status quo. This session explored rapid funding – how various organizations have worked to streamline their application and review processes to accelerate research funding, or in response to an emergency. The conversation focused on the mechanics, outcomes, and pitfalls.

Kristen Mueller, PhD
Vice President, Autoimmune Arthritis Research | Arthritis Foundation

Brian Fiske, PhD 
Co-Chief Scientific Officer | Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Linda Reilly, PhD
Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research (PBBR)| University of California San Francisco

HRA Member Presenters
Rachel Cruthirds
Research Pre-Award Manager | American Heart Association

Heather Snyder, PhD
Vice President| Alzheimer’s Association