Former Cleveland Cavaliers owner teams up with University Hospitals to fight blindness
Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Chuck Soder.
The former owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers is teaming up with University Hospitals to fight a condition he knows too well.
Together, the Maryland-based Foundation Fighting Blindness — which is chaired by Gordon Gund, who lost his sight at age 31 — and UH’s Harrington Discovery Institute will contribute up to $50 million in new funding and resources toward an effort that could fund up to 30 scientists developing new drugs designed to treat blindness.
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Originally published October 8, 2014.
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