Wide soul the billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. The founder of social network Facebook has decided to donate three billion dollars for research in the field of medicine. However, he gives this huge amount immediately, but within ten years. Mark’s wife and the mother of his child Priscilla Chan, fully supports the initiative of the husband.
“People spend fifty times more on treatment than on research that could prevent disease,” said Zuckerberg.
Mark and Priscilla are willing to invest $ 600 million in independent research centre “Biohub”, which will be manned by specialists and scientists from Stanford and California universities.
Recall that according to Forbes, Mark is 44,6 billion dollars. Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla is often compared with the equally famous couple, bill gates and his wife Melinda, who have a lot of money spent on health and education.