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  1. MISSOURI FOUNDATION for MEDICAL RESEARCH Our Mission: To acquire and administer funds to support and sustain the advancement of healthcare knowledge and discovery for the benefit of America’s veterans.

  2. MISSOURI FOUNDATIONforMEDICAL RESEARCH

  3. 1988 – Congress passed legislation allowing VA Medical Centers to establish state-chartered not-for-profit corporations. This partnership broadened the VA’s ability to accept private and non-VA public funds to support VA research and education

  4. 1991 - The Missouri Foundation for Medical Research was chartered in Missouri The Missouri Foundation for Medical Research is a Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization Gifts to the MFMR are tax deductible

  5. MISSOURI FOUNDATION for MEDICAL RESEARCH Encouraging Young VA Investigators through grants for pilot studies Supporting Young VA Investigators with administrative services and fund-raising

  6. Rukhsana Gul, PhD Fellow awarded $13,250 grant by Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Executive Director for her work with metabolic syndrome-induced cardiac disease, October, 2011

  7. Shawn Bender, PhD awarded $13,030 grant by Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Executive Director for his work with Vascular Insulin Resistance, October, 2011

  8. Jason Rodier, PhD awarded $13,500 grant by Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Executive Director for his work with Gold Nanoparticles and Gene Therapy, October, 2011

  9. MISSOURI FOUNDATION for MEDICAL RESEARCH Providing opportunities for Young VA Investigators to share their work Facilitating an understanding of the complexities of scientific research Educating the public on the intersection of research, education and quality health care delivery

  10. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research sponsors VA Research Day poster contest and awards young researchers. Funds help further their work, April, 2011

  11. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Chair, Dr. Wynn Volkert, presents award to young VA Investigator, April, 2011

  12. Young VA Investigators present their work to the public at VA Research Day sponsored by Missouri Foundation for Medical Research, April, 2011

  13. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Discovery & Innovation for Veterans’ Health In 2009 & 2010, the Missouri Foundation for Medical Research provided over $1.133 million in support for research and education at the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital

  14. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Discovery & Innovation for Veterans’ Health 2009 & 2010 Expenditures on VA Research by Missouri Foundation for Medical Research $402,226 Support for VA Investigators $244,941 Grants to support VA Research $485,424 Service/supplies/equipment/travel $435,198 Payments to our research partner, University of Missouri - Columbia

  15. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Discovery & Innovation for Veterans’ Health Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization Gifts to the MFMR are tax deductible

  16. Missouri Foundation for Medical Research Discovery & Innovation for Veterans’ Health 800 Hospital Drive Columbia, Missouri 573-814-6555 www.mofmr.org