Category: Brigham Research Institute

BRI Community Program and Event Awards

Rolling Applications

Up to $10,000 funding and limited BRI staffing to support collaborative research activities (e.g. talks/symposia, workshops, poster sessions, networking events) put forward by interdisciplinary groups within the BWH research community.

President’s Scholars Awards

Nominations due April 1, 2024

$100,000 per year for three years for up to three Assistant or Associate Professors who have made outstanding contributions to their chosen field of research and have exceptional potential. Department chairs may nominate up to three candidates.

BWH Health & Technology Innovation Fund

Due January 22, 2024

Shark Tank style competition for $50,000 non-renewable grants to fund innovative and high-risk/high-impact projects with the potential to impact biomedical research, healthcare delivery, generation of new companies/products/services, cost savings, care quality, and provider burnout.

BWH PLC Travel Support for BWH Postdocs

Due Monday, April 15, 2024

$500 to $1,000 awards towards travel expenditures for BWH postdocs attending conferences. Awards will be administered biannually in the Fall (October) and Spring (April).

BRI Pilot Funding Awards

Due June 3, 2024

Up to $50,000 direct costs to support obtaining preliminary data for basic, clinical, or translational projects that will be used to apply for new funding (with a minimum projected 10x return on investment from the requested amount).

Postdoc Scholars Award for Excellence in Mentoring

Nominations accepted annually in July.

$1,000 cash awards recognizing postdoctoral fellows’ efforts in mentoring fellow postdocs, students or interns on research projects and/or career development.

Scott Weiss

Scott Weiss, MD, MS

Professor, Medicine
Associate Director, Channing Division of Network Medicine