Our Donors: 2008

The generosity of our donors makes our work possible. The following individuals and organizations supported the efforts of Research!America.

Visionaries ($100,000+)

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
PARADE Publications
Pfizer Inc 
The Rockefeller Foundation

Champions ($50,000 - $99,999)

Alzheimer's Association
Albert & Mary Lasker Foundation
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 
United Health Foundation

Partners ($25,000 - $49,999)

Abbott Laboratories
The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation
Hogan & Hartson
Mount Sinai School of Medicine/Medical Center
The Rockefeller Foundation
Rosenfeld Heart Foundation
Raymond and Beverly Sackler
Whitehead Charitable Foundation

Innovators ($10,000 - $24,999)

Alnylam US Inc.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Action Network
American Heart Association
Association of American Medical Colleges
Astellas Pharma US Inc
G. Steven Burrill
Clinical Research Forum
The Food Allergy Project, Inc.
Eugene Garfield Foundation
The Hill
Johnson & Johnson
Evan and Cindy Jones Foundation 
Merck & Co., Inc.
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Pan American Health and Education Foundation 
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Quintiles Transnational Corporation
TEVA Pharmaceuticals
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine    

Advocates ($1,000 - $9,999)

Tenley E. Albright, MD
American Legacy Foundation
American Medical Group Association
American Society for Nutrition
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Association of Schools of Public Health
Baylor College of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Gerald W. Blakeley
Brigham & Women's Hospital
William R. Brinkley, PhD
Canon U.S. Life Sciences Inc.
Gail H. Cassell, PhD
City of El Paso 
Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, MACE
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
Duke University Medical Center
Emory University
The Endocrine Society
Joseph M. Feczko, MD
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
Jay A. Gershen, DDS, PhD
Vartan Gregorian, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Heat Transfer Research
Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD
Martha N. Hill, RN, PhD, FAAN 
Karen Holbrook, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Robert Hurwitz
Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
Information Forecast
Robert A. Ingram
C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD
Jackie Lovelace Johnson 
Kidney Cancer Association
Debra Lappin, JD
Larta Institute 
Alan I. Leshner, PhD
Constance E. Lieber
Massachusetts General Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Millenium: A Takeda Oncology Company 
Muscular Dystrophy Association
National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
National Association for Biomedical Research
National Association of Children's Hospitals
National Association of Community Health Centers
National Health Council
National Osteoporosis Foundation 
PTC Therapeutics
Herbert Pardes, MD
Partners Healthcare System
William A. Peck, MD
The Honorable John Edward Porter 
The Honorable Paul G. Rogers  (1921-2008)
M. Roy Schwarz, MD
ScienceDebate 2008
The Scripps Research Institute
Samuel C. Silverstein, MD
Laing Sisto
Society for Neuroscience
Harrison Spencer, MD, MPH 
Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, L.L.P.
United Bank
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Minnesota 
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Alan G. Walton, DSc, PhD
Hermine Warren 
Waypoint Advisors 
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Mary Woolley
Tadataka Yamada, MD  


For a current list of our donors, click here

For a list of our donors from years past:

2007 Major Donors

2006 Major Donors

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco