HHMI is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance basic biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity.
HHMI supports people, rather than projects, because it’s individual scientists who break barriers to advance knowledge.
HHMI empowers exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions in basic science.
HHMI believes every student and citizen can experience science in a meaningful way.
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Decoding bacterial chatter may clarify our relationship to their vast communities.
HHMI Professor Scott Strobel gives trees a second life by turning them into beautiful bowls and pens.
HHMI medical fellow Dylan Wolman spends his summers helping kids learn to manage their type 1 diabetes.
In Maryland and Virginia, every stream and park can be an outdoor classroom.
Betatrophin increases the production of beta cells, the body’s insulin factories.
A cellular signaling pathway affects the levels of a protein that kills nerve cells.
Malaria parasites help each other survive by passing messages between red blood cells.
Observation-driven studies have a place in science