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CZ Biohub awards nearly $14.5 million to Berkeley researchers - UC Berkeley

Thirteen UC Berkeley faculty, seven of them women, are among 47 new investigators chosen by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to receive up to $1.5 million each over the next five years to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research — with no strings attached.and more »

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to Foster High-Risk Technology Development - GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub today announced its first cohort of investigators funded to pursue high-risk scientific exploration focused on medical research and technology development. The Bay Area Biohub is funded largely by ...and more »

Ambitious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to combat disease is about to be tested - The Guardian

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's ambitious $3bn aim to “cure, prevent and manage” all disease in one generation is about to take shape in a $600m “Biohub” in Silicon Valley. The project's conceit, that encouraging audacious science will usher in a “new ...and more »

'Riskiest ideas' win $50 million from Chan Zuckerberg Biohub - Nature.com

Initiative's first grants will fund a medley of wild ideas from top San Francisco Bay Area biologists, engineers and programmers. Amy Maxmen. 08 February 2017. Article tools. PDF · Rights & Permissions. Roy Kaltschmidt/Lawrence Berkeley National ...and more »

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub invests $50 million in its first 47 research initiatives - TechCrunch

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a non-profit medical research organization started by Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg (and not to be confused with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a limited liability corporation to advance human potential) today ...and more »

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub funds first crop of 47 investigators - Science Magazine

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has selected its first cohort of investigators. The nonprofit research institute in San Francisco, California, part of Facebook Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's plan to cure, prevent, or manage all ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg is now paying nearly 50 scientists as part of his plan to cure all diseases - Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg's wildly ambitious plan to treat and cure all diseases has made a step forward with the announcement that it is funding dozens of scientists over the next five years. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is an organisation run by the ...and more »

Chan Zuckerberg project announces $50 million research program - SFGate (blog)

The $600 million scientific research initiative announced last year by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, has named a team of 47 researchers and engineers to study the prevention and treatment of human disease. The project ...and more »

Here's how the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub picked scientists as part of its plan to cure all diseases - Business Insider

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, launched in September 2016 and run by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, set out with the ambitious goal "to cure, prevent or manage all disease during our children's lifetime." As ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg is working on MIND-READING brain implants: Facebook founder pledges millions into 'neural ... - Daily Mail

Billionaire has pledged $50 million (£40 million) in Chan Zuckerberg Biohub; They hope it will help accelerate scientific research and lead to new tools; Some projects include technologies that could be used to read people's minds; Earlier this year ...and more »