Thursday, January 21, 2016
With Major Grant from Simons Foundation, New York Genome Center Announces $100 Million Matching Campaign
The New York Genome Center has announced a $100 million matching grant from the Simons Foundation and Carson Family Charitable Trust.
The grant, which includes $80 million from the Simons Foundation and $20 million from the Carson Family Trust, will be used to match gifts to NYGC over the next three years. Funds generated by the match will support the center's mission, which includes serving as a resource for genomics collaboration and discovery; fostering collaborative investigation within the scientific and clinical communities; enabling personalized medicine by offering physicians new insights and treatment options for patients; and developing databases for the management of genomic data by scientists and clinicians. . .