A.P. Giannini Foundation

Bank of America founder A.P. Giannini was committed to promoting the discovery and treatment of human disease. On his 75th birthday, May 6, 1945, he created and endowed the A.P. Giannini Foundation to support innovative research in the basic sciences and applied fields.

Since its inception, the Foundation has provided funding to over 900 postdoctoral biomedical researchers at California’s accredited medical schools. Giannini postdoctoral fellows are among the most highly respected medical and scientific investigators in their fields and have served as mentors to succeeding generations of young scientists. Learn more


Elliot Perens, MD, PhD

2015 A.P. Giannini Fellow

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