One plant at a time: How Sanford Burnham Prebys is helping the monarch butterfly

Monarch butterflies were recently declared endangered, so the Institute is planting Milkweed to help support their repopulation.

New internship program ignites a SPARK

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.

Timothy Huang awarded $2.8M to study well-known gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease

The project aims to uncover a potential cause of Alzheimer’s brain pathology 

Jianhua Zhao awarded $2.4M to reveal cancer targets through atomic-resolution imaging

Assistant Professor Jianhua Zhao, Ph.D., has been awarded a unique and competitive NIH grant to study the molecular machinery of protein recycling and discover new targets for cancer therapies.

Preuss internship inspires young scientists

This year's Preuss internship program was hosted by the Institue's NCI-designated Cancer Center.