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Fast Retailing Co. Chairman and CEO Tadashi Yanai said Wednesday he will donate ¥10 billion ($94 million) to Kyoto University to support its medical research under two Nobel Prize winners, Tasuku Honjo and Shinya Yamanaka.

The chief of Fast Retailing, the operator of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, said at a news conference that he will provide ¥5 billion through April 2030 to a foundation he will set up at the university’s Center for Cancer Immunotherapy and Immunobiology, headed by Honjo, for research promotion and education of young researchers.

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