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Linus Pauling Institute
Micronutrient Research for Optimum Health

The mission of the Linus Pauling Institute is to promote optimal health through cutting-edge nutrition research and trusted public outreach. To accomplish this we will:
  • Discover basic mechanisms underlying the biology of aging and the causes of metabolic and age-related diseases
  • Develop effective approaches to slow aging and postpone metabolic and age-related diseases through diet, micronutrients, and phytochemicals
  • Advance the principles of healthy living and healthy aging in the public arena, thereby empowering people everywhere to add years of health and vitality to their lives

Advancing healthspan, not just lifespan, is our passion.


Cardiovascular and
Metabolic Diseases
Micronutrient Information Center
The Healthy Aging Program The Cancer
Chemoprotection Program
The Healthy Youth Program

The Linus Pauling Institute relies heavily on public support to fulfill its mission. We invite you to consider the opportunities for giving to the Institute.