UC-San Francisco To Help Create New Institute Targeting Dementia With $177M Grant
On Monday, UC-San Francisco announced that the university along with Trinity College Dublin and the University of Dublin have been awarded $177 million to create the Global Brain Health Institute, which will aim to help developing countries better understand and care for patients with dementia. The grant is largest single program grant ever awarded by the Atlantic Philanthropies, the organization created by Duty Free Shoppers Founder Chuck Feeney.
- "Huge Gift to UC-San Francisco Hopes To Make a Dent in Dementia" (Leuty, "Bay Area BizTalk," San Francisco Business Times, 11/16).
- "UCSF Launches Global Institute To Fight Dementia in Developing World" (Gorman, Kaiser Health News, 11/16).