$2-million donation funds Alzheimer's research chair at Dal

July 5, 2012

A $2-million gift to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) from The Sobey Foundation will be used to create the DMRF Irene MacDonald Sobey Endowed Chair in Curative Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease at Dalhousie University. The donation represents the first in a joint major gifts partnership between DMRF and Dal. The gift brings the Sobey family's contribution to the university's $250-million "Bold Ambitions" fundraising campaign to $5 million in total. Dal News