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Starr Foundation to give Rockefeller $50 million to support collaborations

A $50 million gift from the Starr Foundation, announced this week, will be used to create the Starr Fund for Collaborative Science at The Rockefeller University. The fund will promote and enhance scientific exchange and shared knowledge, and the university plans to use portions of the gift to implement several initiatives outlined in the university’s strategic plan, approved by Rockefeller’s Board of Trustees in 2005. More »

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Rockefeller, with four other institutions, to receive $100 million cancer research grant

The Starr Foundation, a philanthropic organization that supports education, medicine and healthcare, as well as cultural institutions, human needs, public policy and the environment, announced today that it has made a $100 million grant to create a wide-ranging cancer consortium to coordinate the efforts of five internationally renowned research institutions including The Rockefeller University. More »

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The Starr Foundation funds tri-institution stem cell research

Three New York City biomedical research institutions — The Rockefeller University, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) — will receive $50 million over three years from The Starr Foundation to develop new resources and expertise in stem cell research. More »

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