Human BioMolecular Research Institute (HBRI) is a 501(c)3
tax-exempt non-profit research institute doing basic research
for the public good. HBRI was founded in December of 1997.
The institute is located in the heart of Biotech Beach in
San Diego, California.
research programs at HBRI are focused on the development
of fundamental information useful to understand and ameliorate
human diseases of the central nervous system. Included in
the areas of study are: Alzheimer’s disease and related
neurodegenerative disorders, Parkinson’s disease,
depression, attention deficit disorder, drug abuse, chronic
pain and smoking cessation. HBRI takes a multidisciplinary
approach to understanding the molecular basis for disease
and developing medications to combat the disease.
HBRI receives the majority of its funding from the National
Institute of Health and other Federal and State programs.
The institute interacts extensively with the scientific
community and the public through collaborations,
presentations, publications and community service.
mission is to conduct basic research related to disorders
of the central nervous system and help develop new therapeutic
agents that address these disorders and promote scientific
learning through community service and public access.