Accelerating medical advances. Improving lives. »

Our Mission

San Diego Biomedical Research 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

  • October 2016 — Joanna Davies introduces the SDBRI Teach Science to the Community program to residents at Casa de Mañana in La Jolla.
  • September 2016 — Aditi Narsale describes the dual impact of cancer on insulin control and cachexia at the 3rd Cancer Cachexia Conference in Washington D.C.
  • June 2016 — American Diabetes Association highlights SDBRI in a short documentary at the 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. The film may be viewed on YouTube.
  • May 2016 — San Diego Biomedical Research Institute hosted its 2nd Annual Spring Reception on May 20, 2016. Guests included representatives from research institutions, industry, and philanthropy. See Instagram for photographs of the event.
Back to top