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UCSF nabs $16M from Gates Foundation to tackle illness in developing world
San Francisco Business Times

The University of California, San Francisco, has won two grants totaling $16 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study ways to reduce childhood mortality and disease in developing nations. Two different research teams at UCSF received the funding. One team, led by Thomas Lietman, M.D., associate director of the university’s Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, won $12 million.