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Former Citi CEO’s $185 million gift is UCSF’s largest ever
San Francisco Chronicle

Former Citigroup head Sanford “Sandy” Weill and his wife, Joan, have given $185 million to UCSF — the single largest gift the university has received — to create an institute to accelerate research and the development of new therapies in neuroscience, including brain disorders from neurodegenerative diseases to psychiatric conditions. The gift, formally announced late Monday, will create the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences and fund the construction of a 270,000-square-foot building at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus that will serve as its headquarters.