Portugal’s Champalimaud Foundation gets 50M euros for a new pancreatic cancer center

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Winners of the 2018 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award, (L-R) Jean Bennett, Alfred M. Maguire, Robin Ali, James Bainbridge, Samuel G. Jacobson, T. Michael Redmond and the president of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (R) on the ceremony at Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon, 4 of September 2018. MIGUEL A. LOPES/LUSA

The Champalimaud Foundation has received 50 million euros from the family of the founders of the French multinational food-products corporation, Danone, for the construction of a research and treatment center for pancreatic cancer. The institution’s president made the announcement on Tuesday, September 4th.

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