A Financier Pledges $150-Millionto Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Financier Pledges $150-Million to Hospital 1

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A gift by Carl Icahn will support medical research at the New York institution.

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A gift by Carl Icahn will support medical research at the New York institution.

How much: $150-million pledge

Who got it: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York

Who gave it: The financier Carl Icahn

Connection to the organization: Mr. Icahn has been a trustee since 2000 and previously gave $50-million to Mount Sinai.

Where the money will go: Mr. Icahn earmarked the gift to support medical research at Mount Sinai and its senior scientists. The school