Enduring Hearts is a curator and accelerator of research that will save the lives of kids living with a transplanted heart.
We find the leading doctors and scientists in the field of transplanted organ rejection and capitalize their groundbreaking research. We follow the research process closely, utilizing our skills in building numerous successful businesses, we ensure that the funding is used efficiently and that our investment yields positive returns.
Atlanta-based Enduring Hearts launched in 2013 with a mission to fund research that increases the longevity of pediatric heart transplants, improves quality of life for transplant recipients, and eliminates pediatric heart diseases that may result in transplant.
We work toward our mission through the following programs:
We give priority to clinical research projects and new emerging technologies that focus on understanding the cause, development and prevention of human transplantation diseases, including organ injury and rejection, viral infection and late graft deterioration.
Enduring Hearts is governed by the following body of independent professionals in addition to advisement from our Scientific Advisory Committee. Together, we are spurring the momentum of Enduring Hearts to rapidly make a significant impact, at a time when opportunities to advance transplantation science is greater than ever. Our Board of Directors continues to demonstrate a commitment to governance, fundraising, grant-making and establishing partnerships with leading institutions to achieve long-term success.
Enduring Hearts occupies a unique position to make an impact with our funded projects, focused on clinically relevant research. Through the thoughtful work by our Scientific Advisory Committee, Enduring Hearts provides an excellent opportunity for young, as well as established researchers, to explore promising new ideas.
Enduring Hearts’ Scientific Advisory Committee makes grant selections based on areas of scientific interest (listed below in order of priority).
Enduring Hearts is a nonprofit, aligned with the American Heart Association. We are confident that our granting efforts will achieve our mission for stronger hearts, and longer lives.