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About Us

The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute is an independent nonprofit research institute, established in 2003 by the Hepatitis B Foundation to advance its research mission. Today, it is one of the nation’s leading centers for translational research in hepatitis B and liver cancer.  The Blumberg Institute supports drug discovery, biomarker discovery and translational biotechnology around common research themes such as chronic hepatitis, liver disease and liver cancer in an environment conducive to interaction, collaboration and focus.

To view our 2023 Annual Report which details our research, outreach, public health and advocacy accomplishments for the year click here.

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The Hepatitis B Foundation, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute and Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center are nonprofit organizations working in a shared ecosystem to foster scientific innovation to create a world free of hepatitis B and liver cancer.


The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center is the home for the Hepatitis B Foundation and The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, fostering a collaborative environment for early-stage life science companies to thrive and contribute to the mission of curing Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer. The Hepatitis B Foundation is the global leader in public health, policy and advocacy to eliminate hepatitis B and liver cancer. The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute is a research organization dedicated to finding a cure for hepatitis B and liver cancer.

The mission of the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute is to use discovery science to find new therapies and biomarkers for hepatitis B and liver cancer; to advance its research discoveries through traditional scholarship and educational opportunities; to nurture biotechnology; and to promote public health outreach programs to improve the quality of life for those affected by chronic hepatitis B worldwide.


The three organizations are dedicated to upholding evidence-based scientific discovery in a collaborative environment that prioritizes integrity, teamwork, equity, respect, and inclusion of all community members.

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