The mission of the Medical Research Program is to advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease by strengthening and supporting clinical research.
About Doris Duke and Medical Research
Doris Duke was a significant supporter of medical research, making contributions to hospitals and research centers throughout her life. In her will, she expressed her interest in supporting “medical research designed to effectuate cures of major diseases.”
In keeping with the wishes expressed in Doris Duke's will, the Medical Research Program does not fund research that uses animals.
The 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award, Clinical Research Mentorship and International Clinical Research Fellowship competitions are now open. Please click through each program's links for more information.
To read more about our grant programs, please see the Medical Research Program's Goals & Strategies page.
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- The following document contains important guidelines and policies of the Medical Research Program that may be useful to current and potential grantees: Guidelines and Policies Document