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On Nov. 1, 2014, the James J. and Joan A. Gardner Family Foundation announced a landmark $14 million commitment to the UC Neuroscience Institute. From left, members of the extended Gardner Family: Peggy Gardner Johns, Gary Johns, Lori Gardner Sommer, Laura Mueller, Adam Mueller, Keri Young and Eric Mueller. Photo by Jay Yocis / University of Cincinnati.

Fueling research, treatments & cures

Donations are an important source of funding for the UC Neuroscience Institute. They help support patient care, new technologies and groundbreaking translational and clinical research that could lead to better treatments and, ultimately, cures.

Donors contributed more than $16 million to the UC Neuroscience Institute in FY14 (July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.)

The UC Foundation and UC Health Foundation collaborate to manage donations to the Institute. Gifts can be made to the UC Neuroscience Institute Discretionary Fund or to individual funds associated with individual centers or programs. Individual center funds can be viewed under the “Giving” tab on each center’s Web site. For more information, or to make a donation, please contact:

Gina Weitzel
Senior Director of Development
UC Neuroscience Institute
260 Stetson Street, Suite 5221
PO Box 670570
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0570
(513) 558-6112
Gina.Weitzel@uc.edu

Kathy Nullmeier
Associate Director of Development
UC Neuroscience Institute
260 Stetson Street, Suite 5221
P.O. Box 670570
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0570
(513) 558-6769
Kathy.Nullmeier@uc.edu

You can also make a donation online.
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