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$100 million gift establishes The Gene Lay Institute of Immunology and Inflammation

The largest gift in the Brigham’s history is furthering investigations of immune-mediated diseases, immune system aging, and cancers that are unresponsive to cancer immunotherapies.

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Gene Lay, MS, DVM (center), cuts the ribbon to dedicate The Gene Lay Institute with (left to right) Brigham President Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, MSHA, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, Vijay Kuchroo, DVM, PhD, Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, and Ramnik Xavier, MD, PhD

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GHR Foundation’s big goal: Prevent Alzheimer’s

A recent $2 million is propelling efforts at the Brigham to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur.

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Brigham to expand hosting of student trainees through a new Mass General Brigham, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and Boston Public Schools partnership

Bloomberg Philanthropies committed $37.8 million to Mass General Brigham to create a new healthcare career preparatory curriculum at the Edward M. Kennedy Academy of Health Careers School

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Slifkas propel MS research and care with $1.5 million gift

The couple is helping deepen progress for patients and families through research in the Brigham’s Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases.

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$2 million gift advances precision medicine in radiation oncology

Funding for the Brigham’s Cancer Precision Trials Initiative is pushing science closer to personalized therapies for patients with a wide range of cancers.

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$1 million gift from the Hales amplifies women's health research

The couple’s generosity is helping close gaps in knowledge and advance research in women’s health.

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$10 million gift invests in neurosciences technology and research

The gift is bolstering the hospital’s NeuroTechnology Studio, a sophisticated suite of tools to advance knowledge of brain function and care for devastating brain diseases.

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$17.5 million from Gould Trust creates research center for asthma, pulmonary disease

A late donor’s estate is generously supporting a range of research, patient care, and educational initiatives.

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Helix Donor Story: George Markos

For George and Jill, the Helix gave them the perfect opportunity to create a lasting tribute to their late parents.

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Heart valve research inspires second $1 million gift from MeLampy and Lawrence

The couple is pleased to see their giving is making an impact on the Brigham’s Structural Heart Disease Program.

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$1.5 million gift enables healthcare training for indigenous students

Philanthropy is bolstering a program at the Brigham and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative that is helping increase the pipeline of indigenous medical trainees.

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