November 22, 2004

Couple give $44 million to U-M for diabetes study

A former Michigan couple, Bill and Dee Brehm donated $44 million to a research facility at the University of Michigan to try and find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The donation is the largest gift ever to the U-M health system. Bill Brehm is a U-M alum and former U.S Defense Department official who made his fortune by starting the SRA International, an informational science company in Fairfax, Virginia.

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