NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rutgers University said this week that its board of governors has approved the establishment of three new endowed chairs in cancer genomics, Alzheimer's disease and neurodegeneration research, and the philosophy of religion. The Duncan and Nancy MacMillan Endowed Chair in Cancer Genomics was established with a $1.5 million gift from an anonymous donor. The Krieger Klein Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease and Neurodegeneration Research was established with a gift of $1.5 million from Herbert C.

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