Since its creation in 1994, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.68 million to investigators for promising new research in nutrition and metabolic support.
More than 101 investigators, clinicians, trainees and graduate students have received grant support.
peer-reviewed scientific journal articles have been published based upon the
recipients’ initial work from their Foundation grants.
Several of the Foundation's grant
recipients have received major funding from federal funding
as the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration and from
universities and foundations to pursue large-scale nutrition research
Two of the 2016 Vars
Award candidates and one of the 2017 Vars Award candidates received Foundation