Pathways Summer 2019

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“Our work is only made possible with the generous donations of people like you.” Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D., President

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute conducts worldclass collaborative research dedicated to finding cures for human disease, improving quality of life, and educating and training the next generation of scientists, thus creating a legacy for its employees, partners, donors and community. Our track record of pioneering research spans more than 40 years, and has produced breakthrough discoveries in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children’s diseases. • Our scientists are prolific in their pursuits, publishing nearly one peer-reviewed research article per day. • Sanford Burnham Prebys scientific discoveries are widely recognized by scientists worldwide; in fact, we consistently rank among the top 2 percent of research organizations in number of publication citations. • Sanford Burnham Prebys ranks among the top three independent research institutes ranked by the amount of NIH funding it receives. Sanford Burnham Prebys operates one of the most advanced drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world that leverages biomedical discoveries to develop prototype drugs with the potential to improve human health. Our deep culture of collaboration has attracted a global network of passionate partners.

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Sanford Burnham Prebys conducts biomedical research funded primarily by grants from agencies of the federal government and private philanthropic support. Sanford Burnham Prebys is a California not-forprofit public benefit corporation under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.