Press Releases

October 5, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced today the launch of a month-long fundraising and awareness campaign, in conjunction with The Safeway Foundation, to support breast cancer research during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

October 5, 2011

Today, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) issued a Request for Applications for The Heart Truth Community Action Program. In February 2012, FNIH will award grants ranging from $15,000 to $100,000 to community organizations engaged in women’s heart health initiatives.

September 28, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) announced today that The Side-Out Foundation, a Virginia-based not-for-profit that supports advances in therapy for cancer patients, has donated $160,000 to the I-SPY 2 breast cancer clinical trial.

August 18, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is pleased to announce four new grant awards through the New Insecticides for Malaria Control: Discovery Research for the Identification of New Chemical Entities for Vector Control of Malaria program. The awards, totaling nearly $6 million, are in support of innovative research projects to find new solutions to limit transmission of malaria by mosquitoes.

August 10, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the Global Initiative for Inclusive Technologies (G3ict) today announced that the M-Enabling Summit, focused on mobile applications and services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities, will co-locate with the 2011 mHealth Summit.

July 27, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the Dean R. O'Neill Renal Cell Cancer Research Fund are pleased to announce today that registration is now open for the 6th annual Boo! Run for Life 10K walk and 2-mile Tidal Basin walk. The Halloween-themed event, which raises awareness and funds for kidney cancer research, will take place on Sunday, October 16, 2011 in Washington, DC.

July 27, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) today announced the second of several mHealth Summit keynote speakers, Dr. Eric Topol, a leading U.S. physician, author and Vice Chairman of the West Wireless Health Institute.

May 31, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek abstracts, presentations and speakers in the areas of research, technology, business and policy for the 2011 mHealth Summit.

May 26, 2011

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is pleased to unveil its new brand identity, refreshing its look after nearly 15 years in operation as an independent not-for-profit organization committed to facilitating and accelerating the work of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

May 25, 2011

he Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is pleased to announce today that Quinn Weisman has been awarded the first Rancic-O’Neill Fellowship.