Insights Series

Explore the impact of medical research on the future of human health.
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How does scientific research in the lab lead to cures and  treatments for patients?

Our Insights lecture series provides our Sanford Burnham Prebys community and friends an in-depth look at a wide array of diseases in need of a cure.

Learn about our cutting-edge science and pioneering research breakthroughs and discoveries. Hear from leading scientists as they share their groundbreaking research and offer their expert perspective on the future direction of cures and therapeutics. Join us at Insights as we explore, understand and improve human health.

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Insights: An End for Alzheimer’s Disease

June 22, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S., Alzheimer’s is the only one for which no effective or preventative treatment exists. Join us as we explore the root cause of the disease and share information about the hope for new therapeutics.

Insights: Immunotherapy – Helping Our Bodies Cure Cancer

July 13, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Immunotherapy—empowering our own immune system to kill tumors—has revolutionized the treatment of cancer. However, the treatment doesn’t work for everyone. Join us to hear from those on the leading edge of immunotherapy research.

Insights: Stem Cells – The Future is Now

August 5, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

It wasn’t long ago when we first heard about the promise of stem cells. They were the wave of the future. We are on the path to reap the benefits of breakthrough research to improve human health. Join us for a vibrant discussion and learn how stem cell research may impact the future of your health.

Insights: Pancreatic Cancer — Designing new treatments for a deadly cancer

November 17, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers for which there is no current effective treatment. Join us and learn about promising research breakthroughs toward effective treatments for pancreatic cancer.

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