Three gifts totaling $34.5 million from the Walther Cancer Foundation Inc. for supportive oncology, bioinformatics and a fund to support the work of the director of the IU Melvin & Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center.
A $30 million gift from IU School of Medicine alumnus and tech entrepreneur Don Brown, MD, to establish the Brown Center for Immunotherapy.
A $25 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support an innovative recruitment strategy designed to attract top scientists to IU School of Medicine and the state.
More than $17.5 million in gifts toward breast cancer research from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer, which brings its total giving to the School of Medicine to more than more than $36 million.
NEUROLOGY, PULMONOLOGY AND MEDICAL EDUCATION
Gifts to the School of Medicine totaling $7 million from alumnus James A. Caplin, MD, and his family, for pulmonary and Alzheimer’s research, medical student scholarships and a chair at the Bloomington campus. Caplin’s gifts were part of $10 million in planned gifts to IU.
A $4.5 million bequest from retired faculty member Dietrich (Jack) Bauer, PhD, and his wife Lois Bauer to create a chair in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, a scholarship for medical students, and an endowed fund in the Office of the Dean to support graduate students.
A $4 million gift from the Stone Family to benefit the IU School of Medicine–Evansville as part of their $15 million gift for the collaborative health sciences campus in downtown Evansville.