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2013-06-13 12:29:26

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association, announced today that it has secured $6.5 million in funding to enhance systems of care for heart attack patients in rural Minnesota through its Mission: Lifeline program. "This initiative represents a significant investment in Minnesota's healthcare system, especially in our rural areas," said Dr. Ed Ehlinger, commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health. "We are pleased to be partnering with The...

2013-01-23 08:27:48

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has received a $42 million gift--the largest in the Institute's history--to establish the Helmsley Center for Genomic Medicine (HCGM), a research center dedicated to decoding the common genetic factors underlying many complex chronic human diseases. The award, from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, will support interdisciplinary research that paves the way to new therapies for chronic...

2011-11-02 13:05:00

-- Two of the largest funders of type 1 diabetes research and development will collaborate in key priority areas to accelerate the pace of progress -- NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, two of the largest non-government funders of type 1 diabetes (T1D) programs, announced today that they have formalized a collaboration that will foster a new level of cooperation between the organizations. The goal of the...

2010-06-08 09:50:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust today announced grants totaling more than $10.1 million to help fund three major projects in Israel. The grants are as follows: 1. $4,265,747 for the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, to help patients avoid post-surgery complications and to learn about the origins of inflammatory bowel disease. The project will use real-time monitoring of the inflammatory process in recent surgical patients,...

2009-04-21 16:58:00

First Round of Grants to Aid Medical Research, Human Services, and Emergency Services NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The trustees of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust today announced approximately $136,000,000 in grants to charitable organizations across the United States and elsewhere. This marks the first round of grants from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust since Mrs. Helmsley's death in August 2007. The Trust is administered by five trustees...

2008-06-17 09:00:05

World News IN BRIEF *NEW YORK A trust fund of $12m (6.1m) left by the late hotelier Leona Helmsley for her dog has been reduced by a court to $2m. Helmsley, who died last August, left the money for Trouble, a nine- year-old Maltese who lives in Florida at a Helmsley hotel. The remaining $10m now goes to Helmsley's charitable foundation. Helmsley, who was convicted of tax evasion, cut most of her family out of her will. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by ProQuest...