Former Citigroup Chief Sandy Weill And Wife Donate 5 Million For Neuroscience Research

Former Citigroup CEO Sandy Weill and his wife Joan Weill have announced that they will donate $185 million towards brain research. The money will go to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to set up the Weill Institute for Neurosciences. This is one of the biggest donations that has ever been made to the field of neuroscience in America, and the biggest donation ever made to UCSF. Both of Sandy Weill’s parents were affected by brain-related conditions. His mother had Alzheimer’s and his father suffered from serious depression. Joan, whose mother lived till the age of a hundred and had a healthy mind, had the opposite experience. These disparities in the way people’s brains age differently over time made the couple want to donate their money to this field.…


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