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21 November 2023

Snow Centre for Immune Health receives $100m investment from billionaire Snow family

by Robyn Riley

Medical Editor

@rileyrobyn08

One of the largest philanthropic donations in Australian history will fund a world-first immunology research centre in Melbourne, driving new treatments for diseases such as asthma, allergies and arthritis.

Melbourne is set to become a world leader in the treatment of diseases including asthma, allergies and arthritis thanks to a $100m investment to help to revolutionise immunology research globally.

The pledge – one of the largest philanthropic investments in Australian history – will fund a new research centre, employing more than 50 scientists and staff, and become a major contributor to the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct.

The Snow Centre for Immune Health, announced on Tuesday, is a partnership between the Snow Medical Research Foundation, WEHI and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

This foundation was created by the Canberra-based Snow family through the vision of billionaire businessman and philanthropist Terry Snow.

 

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