Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin, and Yuri Milner Launch A $33 Million “Breakthrough Prize” For The Life Sciences Foundation
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO), Sergey Brin (Google co-founder), and Yuri Milner (Russian investor/entrepreneur) have established an annual prize to reward research for curing diseases. The “Breakthrough Prize” for the Life Sciences Foundation was announced today. The first 11 winners of the award were announced and they involve combating cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, etc. Each of them will receive $3 million.