Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason

Apr 1, 2015, 10:19 AM | Updated: 10:28 am
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Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason has been named Bonneville Seattle’s Charity of the Month for April, for being one of the few research institutes in the world dedicated to discovering causes and cures to eliminate autoimmune diseases.

One in every 20 Americans suffers from an autoimmune disease – type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS), Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis are just a few. And because many causes of autoimmune diseases are shared, people living with autoimmune disease are more likely to suffer from more than one of these destructive diseases.

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) is one of the few research institutes in the world dedicated to discovering causes and cures to eliminate autoimmune diseases. Scientists at BRI aren’t focused on eliminating one or two autoimmune diseases – they’re taking on all 80.

For more information about the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, visit their website at benaroyaresearch.org.

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