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Silicon Valley cash to fund Stanford Hospital
Palo Alto Online

Stanford University has launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build its new hospital and invest in medical research and teaching, and already half of that sum has been pledged by Silicon Valley companies and individuals, Stanford announced Monday. Three donors are contributing $150 million: John Morgridge, former Cisco Systems CEO, and his wife, Tashia; Anne and Robert Bass, philanthropists, and the Christopher Redlich family. Morgridge, the Basses and Redlich are all Stanford graduates.