Cutting-edge Research into Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, Other Diseases to Be Focus of New UCSF …

Click here to receive Huntington’s Disease News via E-mail The Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill have donated $185,000,000 to the University of California, San Francisco, to establish the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences in an effort to expedite the development of new therapies for brain and nervous system diseases, including Huntington’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The donation is one of the largest ever made in support of neurosciences in the country, raising philanthropic commitments to UCSF’s neuroscience programs in 2015 alone to more than $500 million. The donation will be the leading investment for the construction of a new 270,000 square-foot building at the university’s Mission Bay campus, which will be the new Weill center’s headquarters. The institute will include advanced research labs and clinics for patients, and will have…


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