Gifts in Memory of Dr. Sam Gambhir
Thank you for your interest in making a gift to honor and remember Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD. The information below will provide you with a few details and options.
In lieu of flowers, the Gambhir family prefers donations to one of the areas listed below. The first three programs are at Stanford Medicine.
- The Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection at Stanford (https://canarycenter.stanford.edu/)
The Canary Center at Stanford’s mission is to discover and implement minimally invasive diagnostic and imaging strategies for the detection and prognostication of cancers at early, curable stages. The Canary Center is the first in the world to integrate research on both in vivo and in vitro diagnostics to deliver these tests, by housing state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative research programs in molecular imaging, proteomics, chemistry, cell and molecular biology and bioinformatics.
- The PHIND Center at Stanford (https://med.stanford.edu/phind.html)
The Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center (PHIND) at Stanford is dedicated to longitudinal monitoring and improvement of overall human health on a lifelong basis. Currently, the field of healthcare is primarily focused on late-stage disease including treatments applied relatively late with suboptimal health outcomes. However, continued Stanford advancements in biology and technology are leading to the potential to understand disease risk, detect disease early and enable preventative interventions. This center aims to fundamentally revolutionize healthcare leading to better and more productive lives for individuals.
- The Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professorship in Translational Medicine at Stanford
This is a permanent endowed professorship at the School of Medicine established in honor of Dr. Gambhir to support a faculty member conducting translational research in the Department of Radiology.
- The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation (http://ivyfoundation.org/)
This is a separate non-profit that has the long-term goal to cure brain cancer. To donate online, go to the website and scroll down until you see the word DONATE. Click on the box and follow the instructions.
How to Make a Gift to Stanford
To donate online to any of the first three areas listed above (Canary, PHIND, Professorship):
Please go to Stanford’s medical giving website here (or https://medicalgiving.stanford.edu/) and click Make A Gift. Complete the online giving form, specifying where you want to designate your gift and that your gift is in memory of Dr. Sam Gambhir.
To donate by check:
Please make your check payable to “Stanford University.” Include a note specifying where you want to designate your gift and that it is in memory of Dr. Sam Gambhir. Be sure to mention whether you would like us to send Dr. Gambhir’s family a notification letter. Stanford will not share the amount of the donation. Mail your gift to:
P.O. Box 20466
Stanford, CA 94309-0466
To donate stock or give by wire transfer:
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For questions, or if you would like to discuss your gift with a member of the development team, please contact Erik Rausch at email@example.com or Susan Schwartzwald at firstname.lastname@example.org in the office of Medical Center Development.