Join family and friends to honor loved ones by supporting critical research.
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Addressing unmet medical needs

These special funds focus attention and support on addressing the patient need for the diseases that have afflicted these heroic people. A tribute gift to Sanford Burnham Prebys allows you to honor the legacy of someone special and advance the medical research of our world-class scientists.


The Rocket Fund

John Taylor "Rocket" Williams IV

The Rocket Fund supports the heroic battle against heartbreaking rare and neglected children’s diseases.

Eric Dudl Endowed Scholarship Fund

Eric Preston Dudl

The Eric Dudl Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to remember a promising young postdoc at the Institute whose life was tragically cut short by cancer.

Dongxian Zhang Memorial Fund

Dongxian Zhang

The Dongxian Zhang Memorial Fund is established to remember our esteemed faculty member of the Degenerative Diseases Program.

Karen L. Anderson Memorial Fund

Karen L. Anderson

The Karen L. Anderson Memorial Fund is established to remember a gifted cell biologist and highly skilled electron microscopist who was an invaluable member of the Institute family.

Nancy Angus Memorial Fund

Nancy Angus

This memorial fund is established to remember Nancy, an accomplished, donor-centric, major and principal gifts development officer.