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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute investigates the fundamental molecular causes of disease and applies this understanding to develop the treatments of tomorrow. Its biology and biochemistry publications were more widely cited during the past decade than those of any other institute.
It is among the four most successful recipients of National Institute of Health funding and has established major research programs in cancer, neurodegeneration, diabetes, infectious disease, inflammatory disease and childhood disease. It is especially noted for its capabilities in stem cell research and drug discovery.