WVU acquires assets of Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

Created on: Saturday,October 08 10:46 PM Last modified: Saturday,October 08 10:46 PM WVU acquires assets of Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Submitted to The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — WVU has completed the acquisition of certain assets of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute. The acquisition of the name and certain BRNI assets was recently approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court. BRNI filed in late July under Chapter 11 of the federal Bankruptcy Code in order to facilitate the sale and the transition of its research mission to WVU. WVU will consolidate all of its neurosciences research under a new WVU Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute with the goal of advancing knowledge through team-based research. The Institute will initially comprise six research groups — four groups now housed in the WVU Centers for Neuroscience: addiction…


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