RESEARCH FUNDING

Last Updated on Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The Vision Grant Award Program

According to the World Health Organization, preeclampsia is one of the least funded areas of research, especially when considered against Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs). The Preeclampsia Foundation’s Vision Grant Program fund medical research pertaining to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

The Preeclampsia Foundation, through the generous support of our donors, corporate partnerships, and community events such as The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia, has supported more than $550,000 in research since its founding in 2000. Successful projects have, in turn, garnered additional research support from major funding organizations, earned scientific merit at important meetings, and inspired young investigators to commit their life’s work to this complex field of study.

2016 Vision Grant Program is now accepting applications!

Application deadline: May 13, 2016

Funding decision: August 19, 2016

Read the entire announcement

Access the Application Cover Template and Checklist

Access the Application Instructions

Access ACOG Hypertension in Pregnancy Chapter 10 Research Recommendations

Questions? Contact VisionGrants@preeclampsia.org

 

The EMPOWER Program

EMPOWER (EMpowering Progress in Obstetric and Women's hEalth Research) was established to create partnerships between mentors and single sites or groups within low- and middle-income countries to improve clinical and health services research into the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Funding is available up to $60,000 USD for a two-year research project. The immediate objective will be the completion of a project designed by a local investigator and, when appropriate, the dissemination of the results of the study to change practice and improve care.

EMPOWER is a collaboration of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy, the Preeclampsia Foundation, PRE-EMPT/Global Pregnancy Collaboration, and supporting organization New Zealand Action on Pre-eclampsia.

The application period for Letters of Intent has now closed.  Applicants deemed feasible will be invited to submit full applications.

Read the entire announcement

Access Letter of Intent Guidelines

Access EMPOWER Program Description

Interested in becoming a mentor? Complete this Mentor Application

Questions? Contact empower@preeclampsia.org


UPCOMING EVENTS

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2016 ACOG-CDC Meeting on Maternal Safety and Mortality
Washington DC

May 15, 2016 

 

Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium
Miami, FL

May 20, 2016

 

 

11th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities
Ft. Worth, TX

June 9-10, 2016

 

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