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Gilbert Family Foundation Furthers Commitment to Curing Neurofibromatosis (NF), Invests Additional $18 Million Toward Gene Therapy Initiative

The Gilbert Family Foundation is excited to announce a new round of three-year grants in the Gene Therapy Initiative to support the development of curative therapies that address the underlying cause of NF1.
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One Year Lookback: Progress on our $500M Joint Commitment to Detroit

One year ago, the Gilbert Family Foundation and Rocket Community Fund made a joint $500M philanthropic commitment to build economic stability and increase access to opportunity for Detroit residents. Since then, the Gilbert Family Foundation has been proud to make a number of important investments.
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Leveraging Preclinical Models to Develop Therapies for NF1

Preclinical models provide a key role in developing treatments for neurofibromatosis type 1. The Gilbert Family Foundation not only supports projects that utilize available preclinical models, but projects that aim to expand these resources.
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The Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design Petitions to Become the Nation’s First HBCU to Reopen

Today the PENSOLE Lewis College of Business and Design (PLC) has proposed draft legislation for state authorization to be recognized as Michigan’s single HBCU with the intention to become the nation’s first-ever re-opened HBCU.
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Gilbert Family Foundation Announces Hiring of Darnell Adams as Director of Detroit Community Initiatives, Shares Update on Detroit Tax Relief Fund

The Gilbert Family Foundation today announced the hiring of Darnell Adams as its Director of Detroit Community Initiatives. Adams will oversee the organization’s Detroit-based community programming as part of their “Building Opportunity and Equity” pillar.
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