Established in 1960, Pacific Health Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit research institute. Its partners include universities, private industry, hospitals, government agencies and research institutions throughout the United States. The institute s research areas include clinical trials, health service, clinical research and genetics. Its research topic also includes studies of various diseases, including cancer, diabetes, dementia, Parkinson s disease, neurodegenerative disorders, longevity and hypertension. Pacific Health Research Institute s collaborators include National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, Japanese Aging Foundation, Korean National Institute of Health, American Cancer Society Hawaii Chapter and U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity. The research institute is located in Honolulu.