Armenise-Harvard Results

Since its establishment in 1996, the Armenise Harvard Foundation has invested over 60 USD M at Harvard and 31 USD M in science in Italy, funding different research programs across the Atlantic. This is how everything started: with a love story.

At Harvard Medical School

Through 2016, the Foundation has overall invested approximately USD 60 M on HMS programs with annual spending of around USD 2.2 M, of which:

  • Dean’s Basic Science Grant (DG): more than USD 31 M, with annual amounts of around USD 1.6 M
  • Professorships (Prof): USD 7 M for the launch of the Professorship in Basic Biomedical Sciences and the Professorship in Neurology
  • Quad: including HMS Junior Faculty Grants with more than USD 6.2 M, with annual amounts of around USD 300,000; Interdepartmental Grant with over 10.2 M supporting 6 different HMS department
  • HiTS – System Pharmacology Lab: USD 6 M (but potentially committed up to USD 10 M over five years)
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    In Italy

    Through 2016, overall the Foundation has invested approximately USD 31 M on Italian Programs with annual spending of around USD 1.5 M, of which:

  • Career Development Award (CDA): provides 200,000 USD per year, for 3- 5 years, to young scientists to establish their own lab at a host Italian institute. More than 70% of the overall investment in Italy
  • PhD Program (PhD): supports talented young Italian science graduates who successfully apply to Harvard’s Division of Medical Science (DMS)
  • Summer Fellowship (SF): €2,700 per student. Every year 10-13 students are selected to conduct two months’ research at Harvard Medical School
  • Science Writers Fellowship (SWF): finance young Italian science writers working in Italy to visit Harvard (program is currently on hiatus)
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    Focus: CDA numbers
  • Armenise Harvard Foundation investment in CDA Program: more than USD 22 M
  • Other funding obtained by CDAs: more than euros 38 M
  • CDA publications since their return to Italy: more than 380
  • Out of the 23 Career Development Awardees, 21 are currently in Italy, achieving great success in their research and career paths
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