From L-R: UVA president Jim Ryan, Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R-VA), Paul Manning, UVA Health CEO K. Craig Kent and university rector Whitt Clement at Friday’s announcement (Photo by Erin Edgerton, University Communications courtesy University of Virginia)

VC in­vestor Paul Man­ning do­nates $100M to UVA for new R&D in­sti­tute

PBM Cap­i­tal’s Paul Man­ning has do­nat­ed $100 mil­lion to the Uni­ver­si­ty of Vir­ginia, and it’s go­ing to be used to ad­vance drug de­vel­op­ment.

At a cer­e­mo­ny on cam­pus Fri­day, lead­ers from across the uni­ver­si­ty and UVA Health an­nounced the launch of the Paul and Di­ane Man­ning In­sti­tute of Biotech­nol­o­gy. State of­fi­cials, in­clud­ing Vir­ginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Vir­ginia House of Del­e­gates Speak­er Todd Gilbert, were al­so present.

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