Over 50 scientists perform cutting-edge research at the Torrey Pines Institute's San Diego home. Since establishing the Torrey Pines Institute in 1988, Dr. Houghten has assembled a world-class group of scientists who have an innate entrepreneurial sense and who flourish in their respective research. The research includes a variety of diseases that afflict mankind throughout the world - cancer, diabetes, AIDS and other infectious diseases, multiple sclerosis, and heart disease, among others. Entrepreneurial success for Torrey Pines' scientists has included diagnostic devices, for-profit spin-off companies and publicly traded companies. If you would like more information on our research or ways to help fund us, please contact us.