Kavli Foundation, University Partners Allocate 0 Million for Brain Research

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners are devoting more than $100 million to enhance research that is focused on increasing understanding of the brain and brain-related disorders, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI), Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. “We are delighted to announce this major commitment to promoting a sustained interdisciplinary effort to solve the mysteries of the brain,” said Rockell N. Hankin, chairman of the board of directors at The Kavli Foundation. “By transcending the traditional boundaries of research, the new neuroscience institutes will make breakthrough discoveries possible.” Three new Kavli neuroscience institutes at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU), The Rockefeller University, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will become part of an international network of seven Kavli Institutes carrying out fundamental research in neuroscience, and…


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