The non-profit Sarcoidosis Research and Education Foundation was formed to support Sarcoidosis research at the University of Minnesota. All funds raised will go to the Center for Lung Science and Health at the University to support  Sarcoidosis research and education.

The  Center for Lung Science and Health is world-renowned for its care for individuals with Interstitual Lung Diseases such as Sarcoid and seeks to continue to expand research in ILD specifically targeting Sarcoidosis.

A primary research objective is to identify biomarkers for diagnosis, prognosis and identification of patients with Sarcoidosis.