The John Paul II Medical Research Institute is a secular 501(c)(3) non-profit Institute whose mission is to advance research and education in order to find treatment solutions for patients with disorders that could benefit from adult stem cell research.
The Institute works to reduce the barriers of translating basic research into clinical research by coordinating research activities between the Institute, academia and industry. John Paul II Medical Research Institute does not conduct human embryonic stem cell research and does not perform therapeutic cloning or somatic cell nuclear transfer. The Institute strictly focuses on adult stem cell research and education. The Institute's research focus is primarily on cancer, pulmonary diseases, rare diseases and Alzheimer's disease.