The Office of Responsible Research Training's Conducting Research at CHOP seminar series is designed to educate the CHOP workforce on key topics related to the implementation and management of sponsored research. This session, "Foundation Funding for Research" took a critical look at the important role of foundations in supporting CHOP research.

The workshop, taking place on January 14, 2011, introduced foundations as a viable funding option and raised discussions related to mechanisms for selecting and applying for foundation grants, and identifying local foundations active in supporting research at CHOP.

The following administrators, faculty and foundation representatives participated in this event:

Berenice Saxon
Manager, Sponsored Projects

Meghan Wright
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Mary Leonard, MD
Attending Physician, Nephrology

David Rubin, MD
Senior Director, Policylab

Fraz Ismat, MD
Attending Physician, Cardiology

Anita Pepper, PhD
Manager, Pew Charitable Trust

Glenn Radice, PhD
Peer Reviewer, American Heart Association

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