Our grantmaking efforts focus on mathematical and physical sciences, life sciences and autism research.
Lecture Altered Somatosensory Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Mechanisms and Emerging Therapeutic OpportunitiesDavid Ginty, Ph.D.
Lecture Physics in Real and Counterfactual UniversesMartin Rees, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge
Lecture Cytotoxic T-cells and HIV: Can a Partially Effective Immune Response Be Improved to Cure Infection?Brad Jones, Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
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