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We need your support

Your gift to Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute helps us continue our world-class, collaborative, biological research in cancer, neuroscience, immunity and disorders of metabolism. We are also dedicated to educating the next generations of scientists to continue our work in improving human health.


The Fishman Fund

Support the training and career development of our young scientists

The Fishman Fund Awards provides funding for exceptional postdoctoral researchers in a competitive application process. To nurture the careers of future research trailblazers, we introduced the Fishman Fund Awards in honor of the Institute's founders, Dr. William and Lillian Fishman.

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A global giving movement

Remember you can help others this holiday by participating in #GivingTuesday and donating to medical research.

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Gift of Science

Give the Gift of Science

Why not make a difference in scientific discoveries this year? At Sanford Burnham Prebys, we work year-round to develop better patient treatments for tomorrow.

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The Tanz Initiative

Advancing neurodegenerative research and treatment

The Tanz Initiative is a collaboration between Sanford Burnham Prebys and the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Toronto. By supporting the Tanz Initiative, you can help our researchers identify new potential treatments for those suffering from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, dementia and Parkinson's.

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