Insights Series

Explore the impact of medical research on the future of human health.
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How does scientific research in the lab lead to cures and  treatments for patients?

Our Insights lecture series provides our Sanford Burnham Prebys community and friends an in-depth look at a wide array of diseases in need of a cure.

Learn about our cutting-edge science and pioneering research breakthroughs and discoveries. Hear from leading scientists as they share their groundbreaking research and offer their expert perspective on the future direction of cures and therapeutics. Join us at Insights as we explore, understand and improve human health.

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Insights: Stem Cells – The Future is Now

August 5, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

It wasn’t long ago when we first heard about the promise of stem cells. They were the wave of the future. We are on the path to reap the benefits of breakthrough research to improve human health. Join us for a vibrant discussion and learn how stem cell research may impact the future of your health.

Insights: A Look Inside The Lab – Researching Breast Cancer

September 21, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Breast cancer is most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. How are researchers working to stop these trends and save the lives of those with breast cancer? Join us for a unique look inside the lab of Svasti Haricharan, Ph.D.

Insights: Personalizing Medicine for Pediatric Brain Cancer

October 12, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Medulloblastoma is the most common malignant brain tumor in children. Safer and more effective therapies are desperately needed, and treatment advances cannot come soon enough. Join us to learn about the latest efforts in developing better treatments for pediatric brain cancer.

Insights: Pancreatic Cancer — Designing new treatments for a deadly cancer

November 17, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest cancers for which there is no current effective treatment. Join us and learn about promising research breakthroughs toward effective treatments for pancreatic cancer.

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