Maria C. Freire

President & Executive Director at Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Inc.

Maria C. Freire

Maria C. Freire

President & Executive Director at Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Inc.
Albert & Mary Lasker Foundation, Inc.
Global Alliance for TB Drug Development

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Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1955 - Lima, LP, Peru

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

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Co-Founder at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

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Professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

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Chief Executive Officer at Ruder Finn, Inc.

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Managing Director & Global Head at BlackRock Private Equity Partners

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Director at National Institutes of Health

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Elected Member, Board of Directors at Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Israel Scholarship Education Foundation

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Founder at Friends of Cancer Research

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Member, James Madison Council at The Library of Congress

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Former Professional at National Cancer Institute

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Maria C. Freire
President & Executive Director at Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Science

Cayetano Heredia University is a school in Lima.

Ph.D. in Biophysics

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

The University of Tennessee (also referred to as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UT, or UTK) is a public sun-grant and land-grant university headquartered at Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Founded in 1794, two years before Tennessee entered the Union as the 16th state, it is the flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate colleges and eleven graduate colleges and hosts almost 28,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Prior

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public. Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, which was chartered under President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Nearly 150 years later, the National Academy of Sciences has expanded into what is collectively known as the National Academies, which comprises the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the IOM.

Career History
President & Executive Director
2012 - Current

The Foundation leverages NIH's science with private-sector support for biomedical advances that benefit people around the world. As a non-profit organization, the Foundation serves donors who wish to support biomedical research by building on the resources and talent at NIH in specific areas of interest. In addition, the Foundation supports training and advanced education programs for the investigators of tomorrow and invests in educational programs about medical research.

President
2008 - 2012

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation and its programs are dedicated to the support of biomedical research toward conquering disease, improving human health and extending life. The Lasker Awards The Lasker Foundation's Awards Program recognizes the contributions of scientists, physicians, and public servants who have made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of human disease. Other Programs Although the Lasker Foundation is not a grant-giving organization, it does support select initiatives that raise awareness of medical discoveries and their benefits to human health, and that increase support for the medical science enterprise. These initiatives have included study groups, Congressional briefings, innovative web-based programs, educational forums, and scholarly studies. The Foundation's mission is to foster the prevention and treatment of disease and disabilities by honoring excellence in basic and clinical science, by educating the public, and by advocating for support of medical research. The Foundation's values are: Integrity Independence from political and corporate influence Impartiality in efforts to educate and raise awareness about the benefits of medical research to human health Championship of bold and creative medical science Setting standards for research excellence

President & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - 2008

Global Alliance for TB Drug Development operates as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of tuberculosis drugs. It builds partnerships between the public, private, academic, and philanthropic sectors to drive the development of new products for underserved markets. The company was founded in February 2000 and is headquartered in New York , NY.

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2010

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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Awards & Honors
1999
Arthur S. Flemming Award
Fulbright Fellowship
Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
4th Annual Partnering for Cures

Partnering for Cures is FasterCures' annual meeting that brings together diverse participants to discuss and solve the crucial issues facing the medical research world today. Partnering for Cures is structured with thought-provoking panels that host well-known speakers from the different sectors of the medical world; presenters from organizations that are boasting innovative approaches to the issues facing health; pro-bono, personalized advice from experts across medical research fields; and a unique partnering systems that allows conference participants to schedule meetings throughout the weekend to collaborate and create new approaches to save and improve lives.

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