NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The New York Genome Center announced today that it has received a pledge for up to $100 million in funding from two charitable organizations, which will be used to further the center's efforts to promote genomic discoveries to advance medical research.

The money will come in the form of contributions that match every dollar raised by the NYGC over the next three years. The Simons Foundation has agreed to provide up to $80 million and the Carson Family Charitable Trust promised to donate up to $20 million.

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