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Oxford-Harrington Rare Disease Scholar Award
To accelerate promising discoveries into medicines for unmet needs.
We have a singular mission to create new medicines. We were established to support physician-scientists who strive to change the standard of care in medicine. Our model has expanded to include all scientists with discoveries in unmet medical needs, with a particular focus on brain health, rare diseases, COVID-19 and major diseases affecting society.
Today more than 500 million people worldwide are living with diseases without available treatments. Despite breathtaking advances in basic science, economic and regulatory environments have led to an unacceptable low rate of new therapeutics.
We have created a model for drug discovery and development that is:
We advance discoveries toward clinical trials utilizing our:
At Harrington Discovery Institute, we believe that our culture of innovation matters as much as our mission to accelerate promising discoveries into medicines for unmet needs. We are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that is shaped by these core values:
We work in areas that have great influence on human health and improve our world.
We're in this to find cures. We set metrics, strive for success and measure ourselves accordingly.
We are driven to think and act differently. We invent in both ideas and implementation.
We persevere through adversity in order to grow and make an impact.
We see true meaning in what we do and why we do it.
We have it. At all times.
Our team of professionals combines extensive drug development know-how, deep scientific knowledge and business experience.Learn More
The Harrington family of Hudson, Ohio, provided a transformative gift to create The Harrington Project and establish the Harrington Discovery Institute.Learn More
At the core of Harrington Discovery Institute is a team of experienced pharma and business development professionals with a track record of bringing new drugs to market.Learn More
Nationally and internationally recognized medical innovators who help set the Institute's science and innovation agenda in areas of unmet need.Learn More
Industry experts and venture capitalists who manage philanthropic and impact investments in scholar technologies.Learn More
Physician-scientists anchor our national and global disease initiatives, while accessing grant funding and Therapeutic Development Center support for their innovative research and discovery.Learn More
Harrington Discovery Institute was established in 2012 as part of The Harrington Project for Discovery & Development, with a mission to create next-generation medicines for the benefit of society.Learn More