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Wynn underwites cure for degenerative blindness with $25 million gift

Published
2013.10.20

Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn praised researchers at the University of Iowa, to whom he gave a substantial sum to find a cure for a degenerative form of blindness he happens to have. Story from: Medical Daily

Medical Daily

Wynn gives $25 million for blindness research

Published
2013.10.18
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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. Story from: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

UI commemorates naming of Wynn Institute for Vision Research

Sally Mason and Stephen Wynn at podium

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. Story

Media advisory: Wynn Institute for Vision Research naming celebration

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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. Story

Steve Wynn donates $25 million for eye research

Published
2013.08.08
Steve Wynn, owner of the Wynn in Las Vegas who has retinitis pigmentosa, donates $25 million to the University of Iowa. Photo: Matt Rourke, Associated Press

Steve Wynn, chairman and chief executive officer of Wynn Resorts, Limited, has donated $25 million to the UI to accelerate the search for cures for rare eye diseases, including the one that hampers his own vision. Story from: San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Stephen A. Wynn gives $25 million to UI Institute for Vision Research

young girl wearing red glasses, smiling

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. Photo Feature

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