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Formerly Known as AMRF

The Nile Albright Research Foundation is dedicated to providing multiple Boston area labs the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in cancer treatments, detection and, ultimately, a cure for all types of cancer.

1101 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA

Founders, Directors
& Staff

Hollis L. Albright founded the Advanced Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) in 1974 to help discover and pursue better techniques to diagnose and treat cancer. In 2021 AMRF was renamed in honor of his son, Dr. Nile Albright, for his commitment to its cause.

Hollis Albright M.D.

Hollis L. Albright, M.D.


Hollis L. Albright, M.D. was a graduate of Tufts College ‘27 and Harvard Medical School
‘31. For over sixty years, Hollis L. Albright, M.D.’31 dedicated his life to surgery, patient care and the students he mentored. In recognition of his life long achievements, and to foster the values he cherished most, the Foundation has established an endowed Symposium, to be held each year, high-lighting new scientific initiatives and advances at Harvard Medical School.

Nile Albright M.D.

Nile L. Albright, M.D.

President Emeritus

Nile L. Albright is a graduate of Harvard College ’61, a Harvard Scholar to Cambridge University ‘62 and a graduate of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University ’67. He was a resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellow at the National Institute of Health before joining his father and sister in their Boston private medical practice. He retired from practice in 2014. Since retiring from the practice of medicine, his dedication to research continues through the activity of the Foundation and its ongoing efforts to improve treatment and cures for cancer.

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Martina Albright Ph.D.

Martina B. Albright, Ph.D.


Dr. Martina Albright received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Harvard College and a Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from New York University. After many years as a consultant, she assumed the Director role in 2019. 


Oliver H. P. Robinson

Director and Treasurer

Oliver started with the Foundation as a freelance computer consultant in 2002 and now serves in a management role.  Oliver received his BA from American University in Washington D.C.


Chandra Gelardi


Whitehead Institute
Boston Children's Hospital
BROAD Institute
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