Whitehead Institute


The founding vision was bold, the experiment grand: Amass a peerless concentration of scientific talent under one roof and catalyze it with the resources and freedom to blaze new trails.

David C. Page, MD
Director, Whitehead Institute

Whitehead Institute

The founding vision was bold, the experiment grand: Amass a peerless concentration of scientific talent under one roof and catalyze it with the resources and freedom to blaze new trails.

Discover the Future of Health and Disease

Whitehead Institute is one of the world’s premier independent biomedical research institutions. Our Members are widely acclaimed as scientific pioneers in cancer, cell biology, embryonic development, genomics, metabolism, technological innovation, and plant biology. In addition, the Whitehead Fellows Program is renowned for fostering scientific leaders.

Today, Whitehead Institute is preparing to address the challenges of the next 35 years. We are taking the steps necessary to ensure our long-term capacity to imagine, discover, create, and catalyze—in short, we’re preparing to lead biomedical research deep into the “Bio-Century.” Please help advance our efforts through your philanthropic support.

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