Stephen A. Wynn

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Las Vegas Review-Journal Wynn gives $25 million for blindness research

Stephen Wynn, chairman and chief executive officer of Wynn Resorts, Limited, said Friday that he gave $25 million to support blindness research at the University of Iowa after becoming convinced that its scientists were leading the way in the search for a cure.

Sally Mason and Stephen Wynn at podium

UI commemorates naming of Wynn Institute for Vision Research

Oct. 18 ceremony celebrates Stephen A. Wynn's commitment to curing blinding eye diseases
University of Iowa President Sally Mason presided over the Oct. 18 naming ceremony for the UI Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research on the campus of the UI, one of the nation’s top public research universities.

Media advisory: Wynn Institute for Vision Research naming celebration

Event celebrates Stephen A. Wynn's commitment to curing blinding eye diseases
This Friday, Oct. 18, University of Iowa President Sally Mason will commemorate the naming of the University of Iowa Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research on the UI campus.
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Stephen A. Wynn gives $25 million to UI Institute for Vision Research

Gift will advance institute’s mission to prevent, cure blinding eye diseases
Stephen A. Wynn has made a $25 million gift commitment to the University of Iowa to support the UI’s Institute for Vision Research. The gift, which was announced at today’s meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa held in Ames, will be used to accelerate progress toward cures for rare, inherited retinal diseases.