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Bill Gates invests $100M in AD research

November 17, 2017 7:41 PM UTC

Bill Gates invested $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) to develop disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer's disease. In a blog post, Gates said he is looking to inject money into some fresh approaches to a disease that has long evaded the drug development industry.

Gates also said he plans to invest an additional $50 million in start-ups with promising approaches to treating AD. His DDF contribution is a personal investment and not through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...