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The Institute’s Cancer Center is one of only seven NCI-designated basic cancer research centers in the nation. We couple fundamental biological research with early translational studies to find new, innovative therapies that restore hope to cancer patients and their families.
The human immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues and organs that fight off disease. It can also turn against the body causing autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease and psoriasis. Increasingly, scientists are learning how to help the body’s immune system to combat cancer.
Diseases associated with aging and development are already a leading cause of death and disability, and their prevalence is rising fast—to give one example, by 2050, the number of Alzheimer’s patients age 65 and older may nearly triple from 5 million to 13.8 million.
Genetic diseases in children are rare, and often incurable. Research insights into the genes and environmental factors that play a role in the development of childhood diseases are leading to better ways to more accurately diagnose, treat and cure children with disease.
Drug Discovery and Technology
SBP has the talent and resources to accelerate the development of new therapeutics.