ST. PETERSBURG, FL (February 13, 2019) —- Tampa Bay Research Institute (TBRI) is celebrating 38 years of pioneering biomedical research to find ways to use the body’s immune system to fight disease. The TBRI annual community reception will be held on Thursday, May 9th at the St. Petersburg Hilton Carillon and begins at 6:00pm.
As a non-profit organization, TBRI’s team of scientists and emerging student scientists continue to research ways to strengthen the body’s immune system through immunotherapy and breakthroughs in the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. TBRI has been awarded a multitude of patents for its discovery of the relationship between virus infections and cancer.
The May 9th event will be a mixture of food, fun and sharing of TBRI’s exciting research updates with donors and the community. The event is themed “SPRING INTO SCIENCE, Spring Training for Our Future Scientists” and includes a Silent Auction with a variety of items available for bid, grab bag raffles and local caricature artist Lars-Erik Robinson will also be on hand. For ticket information call (727) 576-6675.
About the Tampa Bay Research Institute (TBRI): TBRI is one of the first independent, private, non-profit, biomedical research institutes to pioneer the study of the body’s immune system to fight disease. TBRI’s approach to research has led to numerous discoveries, the awarding of many national and international patents and to the commercial release of an immune enhancing dietary supplement, ImmuneExtra.