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Parker's $10M gift creates UCSF autoimmune lab

November 18, 2015 2:02 AM UTC

Entrepreneur Sean Parker's The Parker Foundation is donating $10 million to the University of California San Francisco to establish a new autoimmune research laboratory within the UCSF Diabetes Center.

The Sean N. Parker Autoimmune Research Laboratory at UCSF will be led by Professor Jeffrey Bluestone and will conduct research in the areas of T cell activation and co-stimulation, with a particular focus on the role of T regulatory cells (Tregs) in diseases such as Type I diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE) and multiple sclerosis. ...