Mission and Vision

Discovery with Purpose. Accelerated.

Innovation Building 1 at sunrise
Scientist working in Kalwat Lab
Family walking through the woods


To become a leading independent research institute in the discovery and development of innovative solutions to improve human health.


To build a world-class  organization of researchers, innovators and business professionals that catalyze innovative research across the life sciences community.

Core Values

At the IBRI, we are guided by five core values:

  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
Woman sits holding young sick girl on her lap in hospital room.

Pediatric Rare Diseases Research

Over 90% of rare diseases have no FDA-approved treatments

Pediatric Rare Diseases

“The primary way to treat neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) hasn’t changed since I was in medical school. These kids, who live in our community, deserve more.”

D. Wade Clapp, MD
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics
Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine