Basic Organization Information
Migraine Research Foundation Inc.
- Physical Address:
New York, NY
- Web URL:
- Blog URL:
- NTEE Category:
H Medical Research
H12 Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
G Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
G12 Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
T Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking
T20 Private Grantmaking Foundations
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The mission of the Migraine Research Foundation is to end the debilitating pain of migraine by raising funds for innovative research to further the understanding of its causes, to develop improved treatment targets, and to find the cure.
Ms. Cathy Glaser
Board of Directors
Highest Paid Employees & Their Compensation
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Annual Funding of Research Projects
- Population Served:
Migraine research is very important and under-funded. MRF provides seed money grants through a competitive process for research projects that will ultimately lead to better treatment and quality of life for migraine sufferers.
Program Long-Term Success:
MRF has funded 27 research projects to date. Research topics include genetics, chronic migraine, the relationship between stroke and migraine, and other important areas.
Program Short-Term Success:
Several of our seed-money grants have resulted in breakthroughs in the field of migraine research which are being further investigated through large-scale funding by other organizations..
Program Success Monitored by:
Program Success Examples:
Numerous publications and presentations have come out of MRF’s sponsored research.
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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit
MRF is the only nonprofit that raises money for innovative migraine research grants. Among the programs we fund are our annual research grants and For Our Children initiatives to combat childhood migraine. To date, MRF has awarded 33 migraine research grants.