Bill Gates giving $50 million for Alzheimer's research

Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates has announced a $100 million personal commitment to fight Alzheimer’s. He will be investing money into the Dementia Discovery Fund which seeks to discover treatments for this disease. This contribution isn’t being made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which already runs countless philanthropic projects across the globe. Gates will provide this $100 million himself. Bill Gates will first invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund. It’s a venture capital fund that seeks to bring together industry and government to try and find treatments for this brain-wasting disease.He will follow up that investment with an additional $50 million which will be provided to the startup ventures that are working in Alzheimer’s research.As people live longer, the number of people suffering from this disease and other forms of dementia continues to rise. It takes a growing emotional and financial toll on people suffering from this disease.“It’s a huge

Bill Gates giving $50 million for Alzheimer's research

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced Monday that he is investing $50 million to fund research into treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Bill Gates invests $100 million to study and defeat Alzheimer’s

Putting his money where his mouth is: Gates invests massively into addressing Alzheimer's disease.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from ZME Science

Bill Gates puts up $100 million to fight Alzheimer's - CNET

Billionaire Microsoft founder invests his own money, not that of his Foundation, in venture capital and startups working in Alzheimer’s research.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Bill Gates made a big investment to fight Alzheimer's

Microsoft co-founder said he gave $50 million to Dementia Discovery Fund to help find a cure.        

Mon 13 Nov 17 from USA today

Bill Gates Commits $100 Million To Fight Alzheimer’s

Microsoft co-founder and ex-CEO Bill Gates has announced a $100 million personal commitment to fight Alzheimer’s. He will be investing money into the Dementia Discovery Fund which seeks ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Bill Gates makes $100 million personal investment to fight Alzheimer's

LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Reuters

Microsoft founder Gates commits $100 million for fund, start-ups, to fight Alzheimer's

LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together industry and government to ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Reuters

Bill Gates Is Giving $50 Million To Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

The number of Americans with the disease is expected to triple by 2050. The philanthropic billionaire hopes to kickstart a cure. Bill Gates just put up $50 million of his own money to battle ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Personal Investment: Bill Gates Gives $100 Million for Alzheimer’s Research

NewsMicrosoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has made a personal investment of $100 million to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Half of the investment will go directly to the Dementia ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's

SEATTLE (AP) -- Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease....

Mon 13 Nov 17 from AP

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