DISCOVER SIDNEY KIMMEL
A “Quiet Giant” of the fashion industry, Sidney Kimmel used his business success to do what came naturally: Give.Read More ›
According to CDC data, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. With its gift of $2.5 million to establish the Sidney Kimmel Laboratory for Preventive Cardiology in 2001, the Kimmel Foundation sought to make an impact on those statistics.
Early detection, active prevention and education are crucial tools in changing the progression of lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease. If risk factors can be identified and subtle predictors mapped, even in those not traditionally considered at risk, then heart disease can be halted or abated. That is the goal of the scientists and physicians of the Laboratory who work to develop and implement innovative strategies for disease prevention.
In June 2014, The Sidney Kimmel Foundation made an unprecedented $110 million gi...Learn More >
Johns Hopkins Hospital has been ranked by US News as the number one hospital in ...Learn More >
Sidney Kimmel’s first “investment” into cancer research was his first majo...Learn More >
Ned Sharpless, 2003 Kimmel Scholar, selected Director of National Cancer Institute.Read More ›