Atlantic Philanthropies gives $177M to fight dementia

Co-led by UCSF and Trinity College Dublin, the Global Brain Health Institute initiative will train 600 global leaders over 15 years in the U.S., Ireland and across the world, including in Cuba and other Latin American countries, Vietnam and elsewhere in Asia, South Africa and Australia – to carry out dementia research, deliver health care, and change policies and practices in their regions.

The $177 million to establish the Global Brain Health Institute is the largest program grant ever made by the Atlantic Philanthropies, founded by Charles "Chuck" Feeney.

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Bruce Miller

A Neuroscientist's Quest
The trajectory of Bruce Miller’s work is emblematic of the integration seen across the neurosciences over the last decade, and it's attracting unprecedented levels of investment.

$20 Million Gift from Dolby

Dolby Family Backs Neuroscience at UCSF
A gift of $20 million from the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund to the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Francisco will support research on mood disorders.

Watch UCSF Faculty Talks at TEDMED 2015

Watch UCSF Faculty Talks at TEDMED 2015
Three UC San Francisco faculty members were featured speakers at TEDMED 2015, an annual gathering of 1,500 innovators who explored the promise of technology in health and medicine. The event will was held in Palm Springs, California.


Snuggly Soirée
Snuggly Soirée

Save the date for the annual Snuggly Soirée at the Getty Residence - March 24
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amfAR funds
$20M Grant

In a bid to end the worst epidemic in modern times, amfAR Funds Institute for HIV Cure Research. Read More