The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together


The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT aims to improve the lives of cancer patients by creating new ways to detect, monitor and treat cancer. Our life scientists and engineers work collaboratively to tackle today's most challenging cancer problems and deliver solutions that lead to longer, healthier lives.

We rely on the generosity of friends and philanthropic partners to help advance our work. Whether reflecting your personal commitment to fighting cancer, honoring a loved one or celebrating a special milestone, contributions in all sizes and many forms make a difference.

Signature Initiatives

Salvador E. Luria Auditorium Fund (3709100)

Commemorates the accomplishments of the late Professor Salvador E. Luria, Nobel Laureate and founder of the MIT Center for Cancer Research, the Koch Institute's predecessor, including naming the Koch Institute auditorium in his honor.
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Koch Institute Frontier Research Fund (3890280)

Supports innovative, early stage cancer research projects through the Koch Institute Frontier Research Program.  These high-risk, high-reward efforts are difficult to fund with conventional funding methods but have the potential for groundbreaking translational discoveries.
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Koch Institute Director's Fund (2982900)

Provides unrestricted support for the Koch Institute. Your gift will be applied where it is most needed.
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Robert A. Swanson (1969) Biotechnology Center (3716500)

Supports a suite of advanced biotechnology facilities serving researchers at the Koch Institute and across MIT. 
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Naming Opportunities

Professorships, fellowships, research funds, designated spaces and other philanthropic commitments provide lasting ways to associate your name, or that of a friend, loved one or mentor, with the work of the Koch Institute. These gifts help build the future of cancer research at MIT and increase its impact on patients and their families.

For more information on making a gift to the Koch Institute, please contact:

Lisa Marks Schwarz

Managing Director of Development
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 76-158

Cambridge, MA 02319 

Phone: 617-324-7399