Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

About the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

At Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) we study and seek remedies for cancer as well as cardiovascular, autoimmune, gastrointestinal and other diseases. Our research is at the leading edge of today’s immunotherapy revolution in health care. Our guiding principle: In medicine, hope springs from research.

Featured Research

A team led by Charles Antzelevitch, PhD, discovered that a natural product found in safflower may help prevent two sudden cardiac death syndromes—and then joined with Mayo Clinic researchers to deliver clinical evidence.



The Lankenau Institute for Medical Research's signature ACAPRENEURIAL™ model focuses on invention, intellectual property and new company development, with a secondary goal of pursuing new academic knowledge.

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