University of Okla.'s Children's Medical Research Institute Genetics Chair Named for Loved One
Page, David, THE JOURNAL RECORD
In 1982, Claire Duncan survived two and a half months after being born with a rare genetic condition known as Trisomy 13.
Now a $500,000 gift from her family to the Children's Medical Research Institute will be used to establish the CMRI-Claire Gordon Duncan Chair in Pediatric Medical Genetics at the OU Health Sciences Center.
CMRI will match the $500,000 gift from the family of the late Robert D. Gordon, Claire's grandfather. The $1 million from the family and CMRI will be matched by the State Regents Endowment Program to create a $2 million endowment for medical genetics research.
The family donation was presented Blanche Gordon and her two daughters, …
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