Tanz Initiative

Targeting Neurodegenerative Diseases

An international collaboration for research and therapeutic discovery

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Expertise includes optimizing molecules identified in early drug discovery to create compounds that could lead to breakthrough medicines.

Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases

An international leader with an exemplary record of discovery in neurodegenerative disease research.

A Crisis in Health Care

Neurodegenerative diseases
Great discoveries need collaboration

Throughout history, exceptional partnerships have transformed our lives. Consider how Rogers and Hammerstein set the standard for Broadway musicals. Would we know the structure of DNA without Watson and Crick?

Although partners can be leaders in their own right, their union often leads to inspirational advancements beyond what they could have accomplished on their own.

We see an enormous opportunity to transform the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases by bringing two great organizations together with your catalytic philanthropic support.

  • Alzheimer's

    Percentage of people over the age of 65 with Alzheimer's

  • ALS

    Percentage of people who will die within 5 years of diagnosis

  • Increase in cost

    Worldwide percentage cost increase of Alzheimer's by 2030

A New Approach

Combined strength

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