ICYMI: April 15, 2016

Published on April 15, 2016

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: April 15, 2016


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Here’s why Napster billionaire Sean Parker just invested $250 million in a new kind of cancer treatment

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (Business Insider) — Another big name has joined the research effort for a new kind of cancer treatment called immunotherapy, which uses the immune system to fight cancer cells.

Sean Parker, the internet billionaire who co-founded Napster and is a former Facebook president, gave $250 million on Wednesday to launch the Parker Institute that will help with the research and development of cancer immunotherapy treatments.

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