The Veronesi Foundation was established by Umberto Veronesi in 2003 to promote scientific progress by awarding research grants to doctors and researchers and supporting high-profile projects.
We have funded research grants for Gold for Kids, which is dedicated to paediatric oncology.
In 2021, we funded a grant for Dr Valeria Lucarini to support her research on neuroblastoma, a predominantly paediatric form of cancer that originates in cells of the peripheral nervous system. Her research aims to discover new treatments that boost the immune response to high-risk neuroblastoma.
In 2019, we funded a grant for Dr Chiara Bruckmann to support her research into improving leukaemia treatment for children. Her research is focused on nanobodies that block proteins that cause acute myeloid leukaemia, a rare aggressive illness that can affect children up to the age of two.
Dynamo Camp – established and run by the non-profit organisation Fondazione Dynamo – is a free therapeutic recreation camp for kids between 6 and 17 who suffer from serious, chronic illnesses. The camp is also open to their families. BonelliErede saddles up for a good cause:Read more
The Buzzi Foundation
The Buzzi Foundation was set up back in 1970 to support the Vittore Buzzi children’s hospital in Milan, its mission being to ease the suffering of poorly children and allow them to dream. To make their stay as comfortable as possible, the hospital has bright, colourful rooms andRead more