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| 2016 || Organization || The [[wikipedia:Chan Zuckerberg Initiative|Chan Zuckerberg Initiative]], run by [[wikipedia:Facebook|Facebook]] principal founder and CEO [[wikipedia:Mark Zuckerberg|Mark Zuckerberg]] and his wife [[wikipedia:Priscilla Chan (philanthropist)|Priscilla Chan]], announces its plan to create Chan Zuckerberg Science with $3 billion in funding over the next decade. Chan Zuckerberg Science's goal is to accelerate progress in the eradication of all diseases by the end of the 21st century. Of this, $600 million would be spent on a Biohub in [[wikipedia:San Francisco|San Francisco]], to allow for easy interaction and collaboration between scientists at UCSF, [[wikipedia:University of California, Berkeley|University of California, Berkeley]], [[wikipedia:Stanford University|Stanford University]], and other universities in the area, as well as engineers and others.<ref>{{cite news|url = https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/22/technology/mark-zuckerberg-priscilla-chan-3-billion-pledge-fight-disease.html?_r=0|title = Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Pledge $3 Billion to Fighting Disease|last = Bender|first = Katie|date = September 21, 2016|accessdate = September 22, 2016|publisher = ''[[wikipedia:New York Times|New York Times]]''}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/21/chan-zuckerberg-initiative-announces-investment-to-cure-disease/|title = Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion investment to cure disease|last = Constine|first = Josh|date = September 21, 2016|accessdate = September 22, 2016|publisher = ''[[wikipedia:TechCrunch|TechCrunch]]''}}</ref> Commentators see the move as audacious but a worthwhile goal, while noting that the amount of funding is small relative to overall money spent on biomedical research.<ref>{{cite web|url = http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/09/23/495184078/whats-the-prognosis-for-mark-zuckerbergs-3-billion-health-plan|title = What's The Prognosis For $3 Billion Zuckerberg Health Plan?|last = Brink|first = Susan|date = September 23, 2016|accessdate = November 13, 2016|publisher = [[wikipedia:NPR|NPR]]}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url = https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/10/04/mark-zuckerberg-and-priscilla-chan-want-to-cure-all-diseases-can-they/|title = Here's what is promising, and troubling, about Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's plan to 'cure all diseases.'|last = Youde|first = Jeremy|date = October 4, 2016|accessdate = November 13, 2016|publisher = ''[[wikipedia:Washington Post|Washington Post]]''}}</ref> || ||
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===What the timeline is still missing===
 
* Yawei Zhang's book ''Encyclopedia of Global Health'' has a timeline at the beginning that seems solid.
 
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