BOV Advancement Committee hears updates from the Council of Foundations, Compassionate …

NEWSProposal pitched to fund top level Brain Institute at U.Va. by Hailey Ross | Dec 09 2016 | 3 minutes ago The University Board of Visitors Advancement Committee met Thursday to hear updates from those involved with the Council of Foundations, the Compassionate Schools project and funding for the University’s Third Century Capital Campaign. Neuroscience Prof. Jaideep Kapur, M.D., Ph.D., also pitched a proposal to fund a top-level Brain Institute at the University, although the committee did not vote on the proposal. Kapur’s proposal calls for an estimated $100 million to build Brain Institute at the University, which would address issues such as autism, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury. The Brain Institute would also allow for multiple neuroscience research projects to be conducted and involve undergraduate students in the…


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