Bisconti Fund for AI-Focused Research

June 9, 2023


Funding opportunity to advance innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for biomedical research and healthcare in collaboration with the Center for Computational Biomedicine (CCB).

Investigators with an HMS appointment from all departments are encouraged to apply. The awardee will receive:

  • $43,487 in Funding
  • Project Management and Technical Consultation from our Expert Team
  • An Opportunity to Collaborate with any of CCBs Working Groups (not required)


Pre-proposals are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, using this online form.

Please see additional details about the funding on our information sheet and send questions to Sunil Poudel


Dr. Ming-Ru-Wu, Assistant Professor of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

Project Title:

Drugging the undruggable – machine-learning-based cancer immunotherapy design

Funding Period:

August 1st, 2022 –> July 31st, 2023


Dr. Martin Hemberg, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Project Title:

Computational Pipeline for Identification of Cell-Cell Interactions from High Resolution Spatial Transcriptomics Data

Funding Period:

August 1st, 2023 –> July 31st, 2024


Pre-proposals due via Form: March 6, 2024

Select Investigators Invited to Submit Full Applications: April 1, 2024

Full Application Due:  May 8, 2024

Application Review Completed:  May 28, 2024 

Funding Decision Announced:  May 31, 2024

Anticipated Funding Start Date:  August 1, 2024

Application details will be announced January 2025.

Application details will be announced January 2026.