Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation is a 501(c)3 independent non-profit biomedical research organization that was founded in 1952. The Institute has over more than 120 principal investigators and 400 researchers in total — MD’s, MD/PhD’s, and PhD’s — working on over 1,000 research studies. We are academically affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and work in partnership with the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Our research is funded by many sources including: grants from the NIH and other government entities, Industry and teaching contracts and royalties, as well as private donors and other non-profit foundations.
BY THE NUMBERS
100+ internationally recognized research groups
600 ongoing research projects
150 grants from federal sources (NIH and DoD) support our researchers
500+ peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical and scientific journals annually
200 patents and 15 new filings annually
14 companies spun off in the past 12 years to bring The Lundquist Institute discoveries to the bedside
JUST THE FACTS
The Lundquist Institute is one of the foremost independent, non-profit research institutes in the U.S.
You have likely benefited at some point in your life from innovations by The Lundquist Institute.
We developed the training for (and coined the term) "Paramedics"
The profession of Nurse Practitioner had its beginning on our campus
We have generated new paradigms, diagnostics, therapies, and devices, in use all over the world.
We take on the challenge of devising treatments for debilitating and fatal rare inherited diseases.See more