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Fast Company: Why Patients Have Begun to Lead the Way in the Fight Against Rare Diseases

This piece was published in Fast Company on February 26, 2020. Several years ago, I was working in the White House Office of...

Mar 5, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $13.5 Million to Drive Progress Against Rare Diseases

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $13.5 million in funding to 30 patient-led organizations that are...

Feb 3, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

Supporting State Science and Technology Policy Fellows

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $448,550 in funding to support science and technology policy...

Jan 31, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards Over $1.3 Million to Advance Biological and Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced over $1.3 million in funding to support Global BioImaging (GBI), an...

Jan 28, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary with Release of 2019 Annual Letter

Today, we’re celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2019...

Dec 3, 2019 · 1 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $5 million in funding to support open source software projects that are...

Nov 14, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Expanding Computational Skills in Science to Support Research

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced $1.65 million and $1 million...

Nov 6, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Top Scientists Honored at 8th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony in Silicon Valley

Last night, some of the biggest names in science, technology, and entertainment came together in Silicon Valley to honor the...

Nov 4, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Making Science Journalism More Diverse and Inclusive

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $195,500 grant to the University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa...

Oct 24, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Innovative Approaches to Fighting Neurodegenerative...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support pairs of researchers to collaborate...

Oct 10, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Supporting a Patient-Led Movement to Cure ALS — and Other Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (September 25, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $453,000 in funding for I...

Sep 25, 2019 · 5 min read

Science

Watch Priscilla Chan on Good Morning America

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke on ABC’s Good Morning America about CZI’s Rare As...

Jul 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (June 21, 2019) — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $68 million in funding to...

Jun 21, 2019 · 4 min read

Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Funding Opportunity for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) opened a new funding opportunity to support open source...

Jun 18, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Agains... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Against Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting...

Jun 11, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance... McGill University’s Centre of Genomics and Policy Receives Funding to Create Ethics and Governance Resources for the...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the Klarman Family Foundation...

Jun 6, 2019 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to...

Apr 9, 2019 · 8 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of...

Mar 28, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists...

Mar 19, 2019 · 3 min read

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