Institutional Investor This week the MacArthur Foundation is rolling out a new investment offering that aims to raise $100 million for impact investments in Chicago’s low-income inner city communities. Dubbed Benefit Chicago, the program, launched in conjunction with the Chicago Community Trust and the Calvert Foundation, will offer structured notes of one-, three-, five- and 15-year durations to endowments and investors.
MedPage Today Robert A. Weinberg, PhD, has a warning for cancer researchers: Don't sacrifice basic research in the push to bring new treatments to the bedside. Weinberg delivered that message after receiving the 13th Annual AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research during a ceremony at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting here.
The Washington Post Vice President Biden called on the nation's leading cancer researchers to accelerate progress in the fight against the disease by sharply boosting collaborations and data sharing and by giving him advice on how to make the federal government a forceful ally in the anti-cancer effort.
The Wall Street Journal More than one-third of advanced melanoma patients treated in a study of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s Opdivo have survived at least five years, researchers said, providing fresh evidence of the durable benefit cancer immunotherapy agents have for some patients. “This is a new benchmark for melanoma,” said F. Stephen Hodi, director of the Melanoma Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, and an investigator at Harvard Medical School’s Ludwig Center.
CNBC For those investors looking to beat the S&P 500, Glassdoor could have the answer. Glassdoor is the rapidly growing privately held online job and recruiting marketplace. Its goal is to help people find jobs they love, while creating transparency surrounding topics like salaries. On National Equal Pay day Tuesday, Jim Cramer spoke with Glassdoor's co-founder and CEO Robert Hohman.
TIME Magazine Glassdoor just released a new analysis of that data that confirmed the dire statistics we all know about women and pay: on average, women make about 76 cents for every dollar a man makes. But the Glassdoor report didn’t just put men and women’s salary averages side by side, like many other reports do — they actually compared data from employees working in the same company, at the same job, from their database of hundreds of thousands of users who report data about their employers, occupations, and salaries on the site.