Kathryn Barton Hobbs Medical Research Grant Information

Liam’s Land Organization is bringing lymphatic malformation research and all vascular anomalies to the forefront.  LLO will partner with prestigious childrens’ hospitals and reputable  institutions to advance research efforts and clinical trials in lymphatic malformation and other vascular anomalies.

LLO will award up to $30,000 in grant(s) money per year for projects with primary interest in LM and vascular anomalies.  The Kathryn Barton Hobbs Medical Research Grant is considered at anytime throughout the year.  Principal investigators must hold post-doctoral or beyond, and be affiliated with  institutions with 501(c)(3) status or the equivalent for foreign institutions.

Grant application will be considered twice a year.  Upon review of the medical advisory board and board of directors, grants will be announced.   Application dates for 2015 are as follows:

April 30, 2015 to be announced in June 2015

October 2, 2015 to be announced in December 2015

LLO does not directly conduct research projects.  LLO funds research and it takes place a various institutions and hospitals around the world.


Grant Application forms:

LLO-Medical-Research-Grant-Application-Guidelines Word

LLO-Medical-Research-Grant-Application-Guidelines PDF

LLO Copy of Grant App budget form Excel



Grant Recipients:

2012-2014 –  Kathryn Barton Hobbs Medical Grant  recipient Arkansas Children’s Hospital and University of Arkansas Medical Science with Dr. Gresham T. Richter, Principal Investigator.  Congratulations!

Liam’s Land Donates Grants for LM – News video from May 30, 2012 WTOC


This medical research grant is in loving memory to Kathryn Barton Hobbs whose life was taken far to early due to lymphatic malformation.  She will be forever in our hearts.  

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