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Venture philanthropy approach yields dividends, delivers on scientific promise

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which invested $150 million in a company developing drugs for the disease 15 years ago, stands to bring in $3.3 billion by selling the rights to future drug royalties. The move is likely to catch the attention of other nonprofits, some of which are already investing in manufacturers. "This was a dramatic example of risk-taking that has paid off in a remarkable way," said NIH Director Francis S. Collins. Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The (11/19) WAMU-FM (Washington, D.C.) (11/20) New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (11/19)


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