Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust gives $45 million to University of Iowa to support Iowa Neuroscience Institute

The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The new Iowa Neuroscience Institute will conduct research to find the causes of, and preventions, treatments, and cures for, the many diseases that affect the brain and nervous system.

In recognition of the gift, the UI has requested that the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approve the permanent naming of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at its Dec. 5 meeting. Approval of the official name ensures that no future individual or corporate name can be attached to the institute.

Read the full article by University of Iowa’s Office of Strategic Communications at IowaNow.

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