Past and Present Sponsors

Present Sponsors

Additional Ventures

Agouron Institute


Astellas Pharma, Inc.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

DDBrown Awardee (private philanthropist)

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Lei-Luo Life Science Fund

MacMillan Family Foundation

Mark Foundation for Cancer Research (The)

Merck Research Laboratories

Open Philanthropy Project

Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation (The)

Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation (The)

Simons Foundation (The)

Walder Foundation (The)

Past Sponsors

Anonymous Foundation

Baltimore Family Foundation (The)


Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (The)

DOE – Office of Basic Energy Sciences

Gilead Sciences


Glenn Foundation for Medical Research (The)

IONIS (formerly ISIS Pharmaceuticals)

Jake Wetchler Foundation for Innovative Pediatric Cancer Research (The)

Johnson & Johnson

Lilly Research Laboratories


New York Stem Cell Foundation


Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.

Rett Syndrome Research Foundation & Rett Syndrome Research Trust

Rockefeller University Women & Science (internal university funds)

Sanofi & Sanofi Winthrop, Inc.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Walter Group (The)

Wave Fund


Past Sponsors

No longer funding LSRF due to changed initiatives, establishment of their own funding programs or no longer in existence

Abbott Laboratories

AFAR/Ellison Medical Foundation (The)


Amersham Life Science Inc./United States Biochemical Corp.

Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics

Burroughs Wellcome Fund (The)

Chiron Technologies

Dr. Louis Sklarow Memorial Fund (The)

E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation (The)

Ellison Medical Foundation (The)

Exxon Education Foundation

Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies

G. Harold & Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation (The)


Genetics Institute, Inc.

Golden Family Foundation (The) 

Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals

Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

John D. and Catherine T. Mac Arthur Foundation (The)

Kansas Health Foundation

Life Technologies, Inc.

Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust

Novartis Pharma AG/Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

O’Donnell Foundation

Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company

Richard Lounsbery Foundation

Schering-Plough Foundation & Schering-Plough Research Institute

Society for Developmental Biology

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Syntex Research


Upjohn Co. (The)

Washington Research Foundation