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Chan, Zuckerberg pledge $3B for disease research

September 21, 2016 7:00 AM UTC

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative said it will invest more than $3 billion over 10 years in an effort to cure, manage or prevent all diseases by the end of the century. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg founded the philanthropic initiative last year.

In a presentation in San Francisco on Wednesday, Chan said the initiative aims to use collaborations among scientists, physicians, engineers and universities to "build transformational tools that unlock a new era of accelerated progress in science and health." ...