Kimmel family donates $70 million to fund research at Jefferson University

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- It's another transformational gift for Jefferson University from the Kimmels.

The announcement came during Thursday night's Jefferson Gala at the Convention Center.

Sidney and Caroline Kimmel are donating $70 million to usher in a new era of research at Jeff.

The money will help fund construction of the Caroline Kimmel Biomedical Research Building at 9th and Locust in Center City.
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