Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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Scientific research is an expensive endeavor. In today’s economic climate, more and more time and energy of the academic scientist is devoted to working to obtain funding to support research.  Philanthropic support is thus increasingly valuable to provide researchers the seed money to enable pursuit of new projects and innovative directions.

Alternatively, you can contact our Penn Development partner, Maddie Hansen, at 215-898-9174 or

Current Funding

National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute
CDMRP-Department of Defense
The Honorable Tina Brozman 'Tina's Wish' Foundation
Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson Medical Research Foundation
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance
Foundation for Women’s Wellness (FWW)
The Claneil Foundation
Run & Walk 4 Family & Friends with Cancer

Thank You to Our Past Funders

Mary Kay Foundation
Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF)
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Dunkin Donuts Rising Stars (DFCI)
Fannie E. Rippel Foundation
Phi Beta Psi Sorority Charitable Trust
Madeline Franchi Foundation
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Men’s Collaborative to Cure Women’s Cancers (DF/HCC)
The First Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research
The Gamel Family Fund
Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation
The Penn Presbyterian George and Emily McMichael Harrison Fund for Research in ObGyn