Thursday, March 22, 2012

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $300M to help solve the mysteries of the human brain - GeekWire

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"Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is doubling down on his efforts to better understand the human brain, announcing plans today to donate $300 million to the Allen Insitute of Brain Science. That brings total fundraising in the 9-year-old non-profit scientific organization to $500 million, one of the largest philanthropic commitments ever to fund neuroscience."
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"He’s not interested in commercializing the research conducted at the Institute, instead saying that they will continue to collaborate and work with research organizations, universities and biotech companies throughout the world in order to “push the boundaries of what we know about the human brain.”"
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $300M to help solve the mysteries of the human brain - GeekWire
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