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Profile Last Updated: 06/12/2019

Foundation for Translational Science

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Purpose and Activities

Giving to research Islet cells transplantation.


Established in CA - Founded by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele Chan. Mr. Soon-Shiong founded American Pharmaceutical Partners (APP), which he sold to Fresenius for $3.7 billion in 2008. He was also the Chairman of Abraxis BioScience, which was sold to Celgene in 2010 for $2.9 billion. Michele Chan is an actress who is known for her roles on the 1980s television shows "Hotel" and "Danger Bay." Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele Chan have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.


Foundation for Translational Science

Independent foundation




355 S GRAND AVENUE STE 1710 Los Angeles, CA United States 90071

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (310) 836-6400