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A $200M pledge to Harvard to turn medical discoveries into treatments

A foundation headed by philanthropist and businessman Len Blavatnik has pledged $ 200 million to Harvard Medical School (HMS), its largest gift ever, with the overarching aim of transforming new medical discoveries into patient treatments. The gift, from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, was announced at a scientific symposium at the School on Thursday and was… Read More »

Medical Crowdfunding Being Used For Unproven Medical Therapies

Getty Images, Royalty Free Crowdfunding has become a booming business, currently with over 2,000 sites offering means to raise money for thousands of causes. These platforms can be used to support creative projects, philanthropy, real estate, agriculture, pure altruism, and medical bills.  With the continuous expansion of social media platforms, this is becoming easier and… Read More »