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Larry Ellison Donates $200 Million for Cancer Research
Tanya Lewis | May 12, 2016
The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.
Napster Cofounder Launches Cancer Initiative
Bob Grant | Apr 13, 2016
Billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker donates $250 million to unite the cancer research community around the common goal of developing new immunotherapies.
Winning Bidder to Return Watson’s Nobel
Molly Sharlach | Dec 9, 2014
Russian entrepreneur Alisher Usmanov, who purchased James Watson’s 1962 Nobel Prize medal last week, is returning it to the molecular biologist.
Cell Biology Goes Big Science
Tracy Vence | Dec 8, 2014
The Allen Institute for Cell Science launches with $100 million in philanthropic funds.
More Schizophrenia-Related Variants
Kerry Grens | Jul 22, 2014
The latest genome-wide search for genetic variants tied to the psychiatric disorder triples the number of candidates.
Huge Investment for Cancer Research
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2014
Six institutions will split a $540 million donation to study cancer immunotherapy among other things.
$785 Million for Tropical Diseases
Hannah Waters | Jan 31, 2012
A public-private partnership including 13 pharmaceutical companies pledge more than $785 million to fight neglected tropical diseases.
Tuxedo Park to Greenwich -- The Loomis Legacy
Howard Lenhoff | Apr 7, 2003
Alfred Lee Loomis played major roles in the development of both radar and the atomic bomb.