Andy Hill CARE Fund Announces Over $2M in Breakthrough Seed Funding


The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) Fund has announced the inaugural grantees for their new funding category, Breakthrough Seed Funding, to encourage and support cancer research and care. LSW Members including Phase Genomics, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and the University of Washington, among others, will split the $2M funding.

he purpose of the Breakthrough Seed Funding grant is to support life science companies, entrepreneurs, innovators, and researchers who seek to explore and develop innovative ideas and strategies to substantially advance cancer research and care from etiology to survivorship. These projects have the potential for high impact breakthroughs in cancer research and care that will extend understanding or uncover new pathways beyond the span of the project.