January 08, 2007

Foundation ups its support of children's, Duke

The Rory David Deutsch Foundation has extended its support of research at both Children’s Memorial Hospital and Duke University. To date, The Foundation has contributed $400,000 of a $1 million grant to innovative research projects being conducted at Children’s Memorial under the direction of Dr. Stewart Goldman, which includes the work of Amy Rosenfeld. In increasing its increments of payment to $200,000 per year, The Foundation is now in the third year of its five-year commitment.

At the same time, The Foundation has extended its $2 million grant to Duke University to be paid over an additional five years. With a pledge of $200,000 a year, The Foundation will contribute a total of $3 million toward ongoing brain tumor research being conducted at the Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University.

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