To ensure our work does the greatest good, Upward Research Labs focuses on conditions with profound medical, economic, and social impact—unsolved diseases of the brain, the heart, and the immune system.

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At Upward Research Labs, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our community and tailoring our approaches to individuals in order to allow everyone to thrive, succeed, and ultimately make science more impactful. We are also determined to go beyond not tolerating racism, discrimination, and harassment by taking an active stance against these serious issues.

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Based in the innovation hub of San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, Upward Research Labs is an independent state-of-the-art biomedical research institution. We take full advantage of our location and collaborate with neighboring companies and academic institutions.

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