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Four Decades of Discovery
From the beginning, Kimmel Cancer Center leaders had a unique vision of what our cancer center should be. Its hallmarks were interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation that transcended the artificial boundaries of individual departments, laboratories, and clinics. Our mission was to rapidly transfer discoveries about cancer from the bench to the bedside. That focus and mission remains unchanged today. With the convergence of technology, brilliant scientific minds, and the commitment of those who have funded these discoveries, we have come to a time when we can begin to alter the course of cancer in ways we could only imagine four decades ago. This is our decade.
40 Years of Turning Research into Results - Read the publication
Take a look back at our Milestones of Discoveries made here:
- Milestones of Discovery
- Facts and Figures about Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
About Sidney Kimmel
Sidney Kimmel, founder and chairman of Jones Apparel Group, donated $150 million for cancer research and patient care—the largest single gift ever to the Johns Hopkins University. In honor of his generosity, the Hopkins Cancer Center became The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. Read more