Advisory committee for medical research

The committee has the following scope and mandate:

  • It will advise the board on relevant criteria for selecting areas of medical research with which the foundation can engage.
  • It will propose relevant research groups which can apply for grants from the foundation.
  • It will assist in the overall assessment of applications received, and can draw on external specialist assessments to assist it in this work.
  • On the basis of the above, it can make proposals to the foundation’s board on specific projects to be supported.
  • It will also participate in assessing progress with research projects receiving support, and report back annually to the foundation’s board