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Bill Gates Just Made a Massive Investment in Alzheimer's Disease Research

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, announced that he is investing $100 million toward Alzheimer’s disease research. Half of that will go to the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital effort that includes philanthropic, government and pharmaceutical partners.

Gates says that he is hoping to fund innovative ideas for treatments that aren’t currently being tested by the pharmaceutical industry. “From a societal point of view, we need huge risk-taking on this one,” he tells TIME.

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Written by Alice Park for

(Jamie McCarthy—Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

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