San Diego Biomedical Research Institute (aka, Diabetes & Chronic Disease Institute) is dedicated to predict, prevent and alleviate chronic diseases by accelerating medical advances through basic research, science education and community partnerships.
- Conduct studies to prevent onset and progression of HIV/AIDS, diabetes, metastatic cancer and cachexia (skeletal muscle wasting) to improve and extend quality of life.
- Create an environment where scientists freely engage in collaborative research to identify and target common pathways that lead to advanced disease.
- Engage the public with the Institute’s activities to excite scientific inquiry and identify health problems relevant to the community.
- Foster public and private relationships to diversify support for chronic disease research.
News & Events
- November 2016 — SDBRI hosts residents of Casa de Mañana retirement community as part of the institute's Teach Science Initiative.
- October 2016 — SDBRI hosted two events with Sir Dermot Turing, author and nephew of Alan Turing, the famous British mathematician, philosopher, codebreaker, and founder of computer science.
- October 2016 — SDBRI staff participate in the American Diabetes Association, San Diego Chapter's annual walk.
- September 2016 — SDBRI investigator, James Binley, Ph.D., discussed his work,”Native HIV Membrane Trimers,” at the NIAIDS’s Nanotechnology for HIV, RNA and Vaccine Delivery Workshop.