ARTICLE | Strategy

A gift for research

February 13, 2014 8:00 AM UTC

An anonymous $275 million gift propels the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute more than halfway toward its funding goal for a newly announced 10-year drug development plan that involves speeding the development of preclinical therapies that it hopes to out-license.

Central to the plan will be promoting closer collaborations with existing partners and forming disease-focused teams to expand the internal cross-talk between labs and clinics...