Mrs. Lily Safra Furthers Long-Standing Support with Donation Totaling More Than $675,000

March 8, 2016 — The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is honored to announce that long-standing FNIH board member Mrs. Lily Safra has generously donated more than $675,000 to continue her ongoing support of advancing biomedical research and caring for NIH patients and their families. The donation, made possible from the auction Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs. Lily Safra, will further drive the missions of the Edmond J.

FNIH Board Chairman Dr. Charles Sanders Pens Op-ed on NIH Funding

In a recent op-ed in the North Carolina News & Observer, Dr. Charles Sanders, FNIH Board Chairman, expresses his views on the importance of continued NIH funding in the state. He cites that benefits of NIH support include important medical research that could lead to discovering new cures for vexing diseases as well as a contribution to economic activity and the creation of new research jobs.


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The FNIH is Proud to Welcome the 2015-2016 NIH Medical Research Scholars Class

These scholars represent our best young scientific minds. After a competitive admissions process, the National Institutes of Health selected 55 talented and diverse students, representing 37 U.S.-accredited universities to participate in the Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP). The scholars, the largest class to date, began their yearlong residential program on September 1st.