Supporting Partners

Marin Community Foundationmcf

The Marin Community Foundation (MCF) is based in Novato, Marin County, California and was founded in 1986 with the charitable assets of Leonard and Beryl H. Buck, long-time Marin County residents who established a charitable trust for the benefit of improving the local community. Since then, it has partnered with individuals, families, and businesses who have established more than 500 charitable funds at the Foundation. Grants from these funds support community efforts in Marin County and throughout the world. MCF has a long history of supporting neuroscience research and development, including the establishment of the Buck Institute for Age Research as a component part of MCF and as the nation’s first independent research facility focused solely on understanding the connection between aging and chronic disease. Currently, MCF has assets of approximately $1.3 billion, making it one of the largest community foundations in the U.S. In 2012, it distributed $60 million in grants. For more information, visit: www.marincf.org.

ranchoRancho BioSciences

Rancho BioSciences is a fee for service life science company leveraging open source tools and public domain data in Pharma, non-profit foundations and academia. We have a team of experienced PhD scientists around the world that deliver high quality work on time and on budget. Our goal is to help the life science community build better tools and take advantage of a wealth of scientific data by supporting and developing open source platforms.

deloitteConvergeHEALTH By Deloitte

ConvergeHEALTH By Deloitte offers health-care providers and academic medical centers proven, leading-edge data warehousing and clinical intelligence solutions to deliver higher quality outcomes, accelerate personalized medicine, and lower costs. Our team of industry veterans is focused on improving the flow of reliable data to power clinical and research applications in a secure, compliant environment.


weberWeber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries around the world. Major practice areas include consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, and corporate and crisis management. The firm has deep, award-winning expertise in social media and digital marketing that helps drive engagement.