Welcome to The PhRMA Foundation

Over the past 49 years, the PhRMA Foundation has helped thousands of scientists advance their careers and has inspired new generations to enter biopharmaceutical research. The early-career support provided by the PhRMA Foundation has been a catalyst for our scientists to become leaders in their organizations and fields. Our programs help build a larger pool of highly-trained researchers to meet the growing needs of academic institutions, the government and the research-intensive pharmaceutical industry.

The PhRMA Foundation funds scientists at critical points in their research careers to support and reward innovation in disciplines essential to the development of safe and effective medicines. The PhRMA Foundation offers competitive pre and post doctoral fellowships, sabbatical fellowships, and research starter grants to advance science in pharmacology, toxicology, informatics, pharmaceutics, and health outcomes. The Foundation also offers a Comparative Effectiveness Research Center of Excellence Award.

PhRMA Foundation award recipients will continue to play an instrumental role in substantial achievements in medicine for the benefit of public health and ultimately the patient.

Learn more about past grant and award recipients. Download a PDF version of the Foundation's Annual Report. [
2013 Annual Report ]

Applications for the Clinical Pharmacology, Health Outcomes and Translational Medicine and Therapeutics programs will open October 10, 2014 and have a deadline date of February 1, 2015.

Pharmacology/Toxicology [view brochure]   Deadline: September 1, 2014

Informatics [view brochure]  Deadline: September 1, 2014

Pharmaceutics [view brochure]  Deadline: September 1, 2014

Center of Excellence for Comparative Effectiveness Research [view flier
Deadline September 1, 2014 
(view RFP details)

Adherence Intervention Evaluation Award  (view details)
Deadline: September 1, 2014

Adherence Improvement Young Investigator Grant Program [view brochure
Deadline: September 1, 2014 

Clinical Pharmacology (view information) (view flier)
Deadline: February 1, 2015

  • Paul Calabresi Medical Student Research Fellowship ( view details )
  • Faculty Development Award in Clinical Pharmacology ( view details )

Health Outcomes [view brochure]  Deadline: February 1, 2015

Translational Medicine and Therapeutics [view brochure] Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

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The PHRMA Foundation owes its success to the pharmaceutical companies that have provided their generous support over the past 45 years.Use the arrows to scroll benefactors and click their logo to learn more about them.

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