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With $100 million, a different kind of startup tackles brain diseases
San Francisco Business Times

UCSF will house one of three new neuroscience institutes aimed at creating new collaborations among neuroscientists, physicists, engineers and computer scientists to develop new technologies aimed at traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease and other brain conditions. Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Rockefeller University in New York will host the other two institutes, splitting more than $100 million from the Kavli Foundation and universities with the UCSF institute and four existing centers.