For the first time, Sanford Burnham Prebys hosted high school interns from the SPARK program, an initiative by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) that provides biomedical research opportunities for underrepresented groups throughout California.
Sanford Burnham Prebys recently hosted a celebration to honor the anniversary of the Institute’s founding. More than 200 scientists, students and staff gathered to commemorate 46 years of world-class biomedical research.
The four-year, $2.3 million project could accelerate the development of new therapies for a range of cancers, particularly metastatic breast cancer. It also offers an answer to a longstanding mystery in cancer metabolism.
San Diego group has provided more than $2 million to early-career scientists across the country conducting maverick research on Type 1 diabetes, including the lab run by developmental geneticist Duc Dong at Sanford Burnham Prebys.
NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Earning the NCI designation in 1981 — just five years after its modest start in downtown La Jolla — our Cancer Center truly is "the miracle on Torrey Pines Mesa."