Sean Parker donates $24 million to create Stanford allergy research center

December 17, 2014 1:53 PM

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Sean Parker donates $24 million to create Stanford allergy research center

The noted investor and entrepreneur has suffered from food allergies. The money will be used to fund the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford. The new center will be led Dr. Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, an immunology researcher at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the School of Medicine.

“We need to make catalytic changes in the field of allergy research by studying immune mechanisms in order to apply discoveries in real time to new safer and more durable therapies for adults and children,” Parker said in a press release. “I’m excited to partner with Stanford and believe that under ...

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