Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

We Advance Military Medicine

We are dedicated to serving our nation's warfighters, their families, and civilians alike. That is why 98.7% of HJF's expenses go directly to supporting our mission to advance military medicine. 

Proposal Development

Our experts provide all stages of proposal development, from analyzing requests to submitting outstanding grant applications.

We can help you apply for research funding

HJF empowers principal investigators and clinicians with the resources they need to secure research funding and drive change while removing barriers to success.

Technology Transfer

HJF facilitates collaboration between investigators and private industry partners worldwide to make innovative medical technologies available for clinical use and to take leading edge products to market.

Recruit Experts

HJF can recruit and staff your research team with top global talent, including navigating H1B-J-D visas. Find out what we can do for you.

Research Administration

For more than 35 years, HJF has managed thousands of research awards, helping with compliance, financial reporting, procurement, and all areas of research administration. We’ve perfected our scientific management so you can focus on the research.

Years in Operation
Active Research Protocols in 2020
Awards Managed
of expenses went to our mission in FY20

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Trusted and Responsive

As a global nonprofit created by Congress to accelerate progress in military medicine, HJF serves as a trusted and responsive link between the military medical community, its federal and private partners, and millions of American service families, veterans, and civilians who rely on the advances and quality of life that result from this work.


Our Global Presence



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What is HJF?

HJF’s research covers a wide spectrum of science, impacting both military and civilians. Learn about the 11 areas of research (cancer, radiological/biological defense, and others) and research support services that HJF specializes in the link! 



Let Us Help You

Are you looking for research assistance?

If you’re a principal investigator or scientist looking for funding or support for your research, find out what we can do for you.

Are you a corporation or government entity?

Let’s partner to advance military medicine.

Do you want to advance military medicine?

Join our global team!