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The American Otological Society has formulated plans, world wide in scope, for an investigation into the causes, cure and prevention of deafness. For this purpose, a sum of $2,500,000 will be eventually sought. An immediate campaign is going on to raise $500,000 by July 1, 1929, in order to continue the program of research started by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation four years ago.
Edward S. Harkness has pledged a gift of $100,000 on condition that the remainder of the $2,500,000 fund be raised by July first. Starling W. Childs, of New York City, has also pledged $25,000 with the same provision. The income from this sum will be used to continue the work begun in 1926 under a grant of $90,000 by the Carnegie Corporation. This sum was given to begin and partially to finance for five years a program of continued and correlated research in otosclerosis, the
PLANS OF THE AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY IN ITS CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT DEAFNESS. Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;9(4):451–452. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620030473016
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