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Our Mission

The Innovation Medicines Accelerator (IMA) seeks to accelerate the translation of Stanford research discoveries into new medicines while expanding our knowledge of human biology.

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How can the IMA advance your research?

The IMA is running a series of calls for proposals for Stanford faculty to access funding, platforms, and in-kind translational resources.

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What is Stanford's Innovative Medicines Accelerator?

The newly created Innovative Medicines Accelerator (IMA) is envisioned to overcome obstacles in developing medicines for everything from deadly diseases like cancer and COVID-19 to rare disorders overlooked by most pharmaceutical companies.

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Our History

The IMA arose as part of Stanford's Long-Range Vision, which seeks to increase and accelerate Stanford's impact in the world. 

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