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.
HHMI shares the latest on our research, education, and organizational news.
A weakened version of the bacteria that causes cholera provides quick protection to rabbits. The vaccine may one day stop outbreaks of the deadly intestinal disease.
Stem cells that make blood cells in fish flourish in the shade provided by a newly discovered cellular “umbrella” that keeps them safe from UV damage.
Three brain development genes are found only in humans and may have helped drive the rapid expansion of the brain starting roughly three million years ago.
HHMI invests $200 million in a small cadre of leading scientists, challenging them to push the limits of what we know about biology.
View News By:
Search All News