Make a Gift

Supporting the Ferguson Laboratory

We appreciate your interest in making a gift to support our work at the Ferguson Lab. Whether you choose to contribute toward our research initiatives, educational programs, or other area of need, your generosity is sincerely appreciated at any level. Philanthropic giving to the Ferguson Lab plays an important role in helping us improve the lives of patients throughout Western Pennsylvania and all over the world by giving us more opportunities to train the best and brightest clinicians and discover new and better treatment plans.

Ways to Give

Gifts can be made securely online at:

All checks should be made payable to the University of Pittsburgh and sent to:

Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
Attn: Kraig Smith
3600 Forbes Avenue at Meyran Avenue
Suite 8084
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

On your check, please designate Ferguson Laboratory or initiative in the memo line. 

For more information about making a gift through appreciated securities, personal property and real estate, or bequests and planned gifts, please contact Kraig Smith at or 412-647-8462, or call 412-647-4726.

Honorary or Memorial Gifts
A gift made in honor or memory of an individual is a thoughtful way to recognize the accomplishments of or remember a loved one, friend, or colleague. Our online gift form conveniently allows you to indicate who your gift will honor or memorialize.

Gift Matching
Many corporations will match an employee’s personal donations. This additional support can double or even triple the value of your gift. Contact the Human Resources department at your workplace to get more information on the options they offer.

Learn More

For more information about ways you can help support the Ferguson Lab, please contact:

Kraig Smith
Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
Forbes Tower, Suite 8084, 
3600 Forbes Avenue at Meyran Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Fax: 412-647-8300