To make a significant contribution to humanity through medical research by expanding our understanding of the secrets of life and by improving life’s quality through innovative approaches to the causes, treatment and prevention of diseases.
The Stowers Institute for Medical Research was established through the extraordinary generosity of Kansas Citians Jim and Virginia Stowers, who dedicated their personal fortune to improving human health through basic research. The first laboratories opened in November of 2000.
The Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 E. 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
The Stowers Institute by the numbers
American Academy of Arts and Sciences fellows
Scientific Support Teams
600,000 square foot
280,000 square foot