Palo Alto Institute Mission
Changing lives by transforming the way people think. The Palo Alto Institute is a private foundation and think tank dedicated to the pursuit and promotion of unconventional truths through research and education. Founded in 2005, the Palo Alto Institute collaborates with innovative thinkers who take pleasure in creative and intellectual exploration and action, and benefits from being located in the heart of Silicon Valley and the intellectual hub at Stanford University.
The Palo Alto Institute is sponsoring the Palo Alto Longevity Prize. Solving the diseases of aging by offering a prize, the Palo Alto Longevity Prize, which is a $1M life sciences competition that challenges teams from all over the world to “hack the code” that regulates our health and life span. More information can be found at www.paloaltoprize.com.
The Palo Alto Institute is sponsoring research in the area of food allergies led by the world class team headed by Dr. Kari Nadeau at Stanford School of Medicine. The research is designed to advance our understanding of the role of autonomic dysfuction in life-threatening allergic reactions to certain kinds of food. More information about the ground-breaking research in the field of food allergies can be found at foodallergies.stanford.edu/research/.