CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation announced today the 28 recipients of the 2009 Seed Grant Research Program. Established in 2001, the program provides $2,500 grants to medical students, physician residents and fellows to conduct basic science, applied or clinical research projects. This year's award winners are conducting research in the following four categories:
"We are excited to be able to help young physician investigators with their research endeavors," said AMA Foundation president Jean Howard. "The AMA Foundation is committed to supporting the discoveries and professional development of scientists at the start of their careers."
The 2009 Seed Grant Research Program recipients are:
The Seed Grant Research Program was established to encourage more physicians to enter the field of research.
As the philanthropic arm of the AMA, the AMA Foundation supports a broad range of programs in medical education and public health. Please visit www.amafoundation.org or call (312) 464-4200 for more information.
|SOURCE American Medical Association Foundation|
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