Cares for Cures



Peak Serum Proudly Supports Research

Cares for Cures is an initiative by Peak Serum to further support research. With this initiative, a biological research lab is selected to receive a Fetal Bovine Serum donation from Peak Serum. To apply for the Cares for Cures Grant, please fill out the form below. Labs of any size are encouraged to apply and the donation recipient will be notified by email.

“Our mission with Peak Serum’s Cares for Cures program is to give back to the research community that continues to support Peak Serum,” said Tom Kutrubes, President and CEO of Peak Serum, Inc. “It is my belief that it is our responsibility as a company to go the extra mile in supporting research initiatives can change the world.”


Cares for Cures Recipients 

Dr. Julie Moreno – 2019

Supporting the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology at CSU, Dr. Julie Moreno and the CSU Prion Research team was the third recipient of the Cares for Cures Grant in 2019. Their research will test a variety of cell sources that are easily accessible, non-tumorigenic, and will eliminate ethical concerns making for a novel, translatable neuronal replacement therapy for any neurodegenerative disease.


Dr. Russell Pachynski – 2018

From the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Russell Pachynski was the second recipient of the Cares for Cures Grant in 2018. His groundbreaking research is very unique and encompasses both clinical (prostate) and laboratory (leukocyte) research.


Dr. Wendy Huang – 2017

Dr. Wendy Huang of the UC San Diego School of Medicine was awarded the first Cares for Cures Grant in 2017. Her team’s research impacts inflammatory bowel conditions, breast, prostate and intestinal cancers and other inflammation-related diseases.


Apply for Support from Cares for Cures

Is your organization performing cutting edge research to help eliminate disease or treat illness? Do you want to supplement your grant funding with product donations of Peak Serum’s quality Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)? Peak Serum is proud to support research of all directions and scope. All requests will be considered on the basis of their research potential.

Fill out the following form for consideration, donation recipients will be notified by email. 

  • Approximately how many 500 mL bottles per year does your research use?
  • By clicking on the submit button, you agree to allow Peak FBS to collect personal data as described within the terms of our privacy policy.