Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland. HHMI was founded in 1953 and has flourished as the foremost benefactor for basic research in the areas of molecular biology, genetics, immunology and biomedical research. HHMI has a $17.5 billion dollar endowment and yearly awards around $450 million dollars to scientists in university labs involved in scientific pursuits that coincide with industrialists Howard Hughes' goal of discovering the “genesis of life itself”.

Address
4000 Jones Bridge Road Chevy Chase, MD 20815-6789
Website
http://www.hhmi.org/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Hughes_Medical_Institute

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed

Ophthalmology

Map of mouse iris offers new look at the eye

If vision science were a movie, the iris would be a supporting actor. It doesn't get as much limelight as the retina, the eye's light-sensing tissue. And it's not as high-profile as the lens, which can cloud with cataracts ...

Neuroscience

How teeth sense the cold

For people with tooth decay, drinking a cold beverage can be agony.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 immunity may last six months or more

Around the world, coronavirus cases are surging and deaths due to the disease keep ticking up—more than 240,000 in the United States so far—but a new antibody analysis offers a hint of hope.

page 1 from 16