Financier Weill and His Wife Gift 5 Million for Brain Research

Financier Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill and his wife Joan have revealed that they will gift $185 million for advancement in brain research. The revelation was made on April 26, 2016. The gift is aimed at bringing about fundamental modifications in the way brain related issues are handled. The issues range from mental illnesses and migraines to sleep. The change is thought to be possible by the amalgamation of all the issues under the head of neurosciences. It is one of the largest ever amount gifted in this field. The gift will be presented to the University of California in San Francisco for the establishment of the Weill Institute for Neurosciences. Several departments will be brought together under the medical center, with addition of 45 new basic research laboratories that will…


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