Scripps Research Institute receives .65 million gift from philanthropist Helen Dorris

IMAGE: Philanthropist Helen Dorris attends an event celebrating the Dorris Neuroscience Center on TSRI’s California campus (shown here in 2010 with the center’s director, Professor Ulrich Mueller, and Jim Paulson, acting… view more Credit: Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute. LA JOLLA, CA – September 16, 2015 – The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) announced today that it has received a $5.65 million gift from Helen Dorris, a San Diego mental health advocate and founder of TSRI’s Dorris Neuroscience Center. “We are deeply grateful to Helen Dorris and her continued generosity in the support of neuroscience research at TSRI,” said Acting President and CEO James Paulson. “Her gifts help make possible discoveries that deepen our understanding of the nervous system and underscores her belief that neurosciences is at the threshold of…


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