Why Three Deep-Pocketed Funders Joined Forces to Take on Bipolar Disorder

Source: Paul Karon, Inside Philanthropy Among serious forms of mental illness, bipolar disorder has been one of the least-funded in terms of research. In fact, it’s seen sharply diminishing support in recent years, even as federal funding for other forms of mental illness has increased. That has left the estimated 40 million people worldwide who …

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BD² Releases Five RFAs to Support Bipolar Research

Washington, D.C. – September 22, 2022 – BD²: Breakthrough Discoveries for thriving with Bipolar Disorder announced five Requests for Applications (RFAs) to advance bipolar research and support people living with bipolar disorder. BD² will fund multidisciplinary teams and organizations to access and expand upon new findings, accelerating the process of discovery across the entire bipolar research …

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Sergey Brin, Roblox’s David Baszucki And Kent Dauten Of Keystone Capital Commit $150 Million To Fight Bipolar Disorder

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Global Platform Launches to Transform Bipolar Disorder Research and Care

Washington, D.C. – September 12, 2022 – Today, three family philanthropies joined with the Milken Institute to commit $150 million to launch BD²: Breakthrough Discoveries for thriving with Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition with dramatic and often unpredictable shifts in mood, energy, activity, and cognition, affecting at least 40 million …

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