The Starr Foundation, a New York-based private philanthropy group that gives out money for healthcare, medicine, culture, education, and more, recently announced the formation of the Starr Cancer Consortium, with funding of $100 million over five years. Member institutions include the Broad Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, and Weill Cornell Medical College.

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