Research Partnership Programs

Updated:Oct 29,2014


The American Heart/Stroke Association funds investigator-initiated career development and knowledge discovery projects through its research programs. We're also committed to identifying and supporting specific science areas deemed critical to achieving our mission and strategic objectives.  The association has also established partnerships with various organizations to fund focused research programs.  The American Heart Association has also provided research administration services to the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, and the Cardiovascular Medical Research & Education Fund (CMREF).


 The following foundations will provide funding for programs offered for Summer 2014 deadlines:
 
AHA/ASA/American Brain Foundation Lawrence M. Brass, M.D. Stroke Research Mentored Clinical & Population Award

Special funding is available from the American Brain Foundation to support a training award for an individual interested in embarking on a career in stroke research
related to vascular neurology, stroke and neurocritical care. 
 
Interested parties should submit a mentored clinical & population research award application to their local affiliate.
 
AHA/Myocarditis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Special funding is available from the Myocarditis Foundation to support a postdoctoral fellowship award for an
investigator proposing innovative basic, clinical or translational research projects relevant to the etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment epidemiology and/or prevention of myocarditis. 

Interested parties should
submit a postdoctoral fellowship application to their local affiliate.

AHA/Gerontological Society of America National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Special funding is available from the Gerontological Society of America-National Hartford CGNE to support an investigator proposing innovative basic, clinical or translational research projects relevant to gerontological nursing, aging, cardiovascular disease and /or stroke. In addition to an RN degree, applicants must hold a PhD, DN.Sc. or equivalent degree at the time of award activation. DNP applicants are not eligible.

The chosen awardee will be expected to attend the GSA Leadership Conference both years of the fellowship.
Interested parties should submit a postdoctoral fellowship application to their local affiliate.
 
 
 


The following list of foundations have partnered with the American Heart Association in the past:

ASP/AHA Career Development Award

The Association of Specialty Professors is partnering with the American Heart Association to designate a Beginning Grant-in-Aid or Scientist Development Grant that supports physician investigators interested in embarking on academic careers in cardiovascular aging research and/or cardiovascular disease in older adults. 
See list of award recipients 

 
AHA/ASA/American Brain Foundation Lawrence M. Brass, M.D., Stroke Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Supports an individual interested in embarking on an academic career and conducting research related to vascular neurology, stroke and neurocritical care.
See list of award recipients
 
 
AHA/CCF Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Joint Research Award

Supports an individual conducting research specific to pediatric cardiomyopathy. 
See list of award recipients

AHA/ASA/EMF/SAEM Emergency Medicine Research Fellow-to-Faculty
Transition Award

To support a career development award for an individual interested in embarking on an academic career into emergency medicine research.
See list of award recipients

 

 

Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
AHA/FARA Ataxia Cardiology Research Award

Award for research related to Friedreich's Ataxia and cardiology; supports basic, clinical, population or translational research relevant to the causes or treatment of cardiology diseases in Friedreich's Ataxia patients.
See list of award recipients
 

AHA/Myocarditis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
 
Provides support for an investigator conducting research relevant to the etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment epidemiology and/or prevention of myocarditis. 
See list of award recipients

 AHA/PHA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Provides support for a trainee to embark upon a career dedicated to the study of pulmonary hypertension through basic or clinical research.
See list of award recipients

 
 AHA-Philips Resuscitation Fellowship Award
Provides support during the early stages of careers for those who engage in resuscitation research. 
See list of award recipients