Kenneth Rainin was an unstoppable entrepreneur who built his fortune founding scientific and medical products companies. He later parlayed his wealth and management expertise into many charitable causes.
Board of Directors
Scientific Advisory Board
The Scientific Advisory Board members are Averil Ma, M.D., Chair of the SAB and Kenneth Rainin Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Director, Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Center, UCSF; Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., Chief, Mucosal Immunology Section, LPD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH; B. Brett Finlay, Ph.D., Professor in the Michael Smith Laboratories, and the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology at the University of British Columbia; Claudio Fiocchi, M.D., The Clifford and Jane Anthony Chair for Digestive Disease Research and Education, Department of Pathobiology, Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic; and Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D., David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine.
A letter from Foundation President Jennifer Rainin on the state of the Foundation.