USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience
USC Michelson: Groundbreaking Keynote Video
Speakers: USC President C. L. Max Nikias; philanthropist, retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and his wife Alya Michelson, Provost Professor of Biological Sciences and Chemistry Raymond C. Stevens; CEO of Karlin Asset Management David Cohen.
USC Michelson: Groundbreaking Overview
At the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience groundbreaking ceremony, retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon and inventor Gary K. Michelson declares his support for USC’s efforts to boost biomedical research in the Los Angeles basin.
USC Michelson: Research for Humanity’s Sake
Gary K. Michelson – who donated $50 million dollars to fund the project – has emphasised that work conducted in the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience will be “goal oriented” and will yield “results manifested in the real world.”
MMRF in Action
Gary Michelson Medical Research Foundation | Our DNA
Who We Are
A key player in advancing convergent medical research since its inception in 1995, the Gary Michelson Medical Research Foundation supports forward thinking initiatives in medical science by leveraging the collaboration of engineers, scientists, and physicians to solve real world problems; rapidly moving medical advancements into our society.
What We Do
With over $100 million donated to forward thinking medical research from developing innovative spine injury / disorder treatments to new vaccine development aimed at eradicating infectious diseases, the Gary Michelson Medical Research Foundation brings together experts across disciplines to allow for innovative and collaborative research.
Dr. Gary K. Michelson
Dr. Gary K. Michelson is the sole inventor of the most widely used innovations in use in spinal surgery today – affecting the lives of millions of patients. Those advancements have made spinal surgery safer, faster, more effective and less expensive. Through his foundations, Dr. Gary K. Michelson has donated over 100 million dollars for cutting edge medical research.