Scripps Research Institute Receives Major Gift

San Diego Charity News for September 28 By Joyce Glazer Jean and James Hervey The Scripps Research Institute has received a $5.65 million gift from Helen Dorris, founder of TSRI’s Dorris Neuroscience Center. “Thanks to Helen Dorris’s generosity, we have made progress finding new approaches to diseases from hearing loss and pain to hydrocephalus, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s,” said Ulrich Mueller, director of the Dorris Neuroscience Center. The Dorris Neuroscience Center also sponsors three Helen Dorris Scholars, an annual student award, a number of summer student internships and a distinguished lecture series. The Maritime Museum of San Diego has received a $500,000 donation from the Hervey Family Fund at the San Diego Foundation. The funds will go towards the financing and ongoing fundraising of the San Salvador project. “This full-scale, seaworthy…


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