Why IBD Is Underfunded, and What the Broad Foundation Is Doing About It

Awarding around $3.5 million annually specifically towards inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research, the Broad Medical Research Program frequently provides young, innovative scientists with the funding they need to continue their research. They’re all about the innovative young scientists whose nascent initiatives stand to benefit the most from a shot in the arm of money.
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Check Out the International Recipients of BMRP Funding

The Broad Medical Research Program, which gives away about $3.5 million annually to fund inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research, is all about funding “startup” research into IBD. For that reason, the BMRP encourages researchers from outside the U.S. to apply for consideration.
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How Eli and Edythe Broad Plan to Cure the Incurable

In 2010, Eli and Edythe Broad were among the world's wealthiest people to sign the Giving Pledge. In their letter, the Broads vowed to give away 75% of their wealth in their lifetimes. And the Broad are making good on their promise. Of the many areas to which the couple has donated through their foundation, medical and scientific research is huge focus.

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