Benaroya Research Institute's international reputation and groundbreaking contributions to the field of autoimmune disease research have been made possible largely through the gifts of thousands of individual donors, corporate and foundation partners, and organizations dedicated to fighting diseases—visionaries all. Our supporters find BRI unique in many ways--
- Our team of world-renowned scientists is dedicated to identifying causes and cures for devastating diseases including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer, with a focus on autoimmunity and immunotherapy.
- We are committed to translating laboratory discoveries to real life applications. The Institute’s team of world-renown scientists conduct both laboratory studies and clinical research trials to “unlock the immune system” to improve people’s lives.
- Scientists at BRI work in interdisciplinary teams, which are adept at reaching out into the broader scientific community for technology and expertise on an as-needed basis. This eagerness to collaborate, along with an openness to sharing research information is a core value at BRI which helps harness and leverage understanding and research across multiple related areas.
- BRI is successful at getting results particularly in the area of Type 1 diabetes and translational research. BRI is now conducting multiple different clinical trials with novel immunotherapies, bringing to fruition exciting advances in medical science.
For more than 50 years, BRI has brought innovative medical advances to the Pacific Northwest, the nation and the world. As we continue to fulfill our promise to bring lifesaving research to people around the world, we continue to need the community's support and generosity.