Tech billionaire Sean Parker donates $337 million for cancer 'moonshot'

Washington - Tech billionaire Sean Parker announced Wednesday a US$250 million (S$337 million) grant to fund research aimed at breakthroughs in cancer treatment through immunotherapy.Parker, the founder of music-sharing service Napster and an early investor and executive at Facebook, will create a centre for immunotherapy -- which aims to use the body's immune system to fight the disease -- collaborating with six US-based cancer research institutions.