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Supporting Neurosciences

“We are on the verge of a whole new approach to neurological therapeutics, where specific proteins might be targeted for modification or removal using infusions of biologic compounds. It's extremely exciting to see these home-grown discoveries bearing fruit and being applied in practice at UC San Diego Health.”

-James Brewer, M.D., Ph.D, Chair, Department of Neurosciences

Neurosciences and Neurology are undergoing transformations like never before, with stunning advances in research and technologies permitting new and highly-promising approaches to neurologic diseases. Philanthropy is essential to driving the innovation and cross-fertilization of ideas that propel discoveries, and its impact is multiplied by our remarkable scientific and clinical environment. Our department, where neuroscientists and clinical neurologists interact in a rich, multifaceted campus, is ideal for outside-the-box thinking. More than ever, generous gifts, both small and large, have the power to help turn promising research into medical revelations that give patients the highest possibility of a cure. 

Donating to the department allows our clinicians and scientists to: 

  • Fuel transformative and disruptive research
  • Deliver developments in innovative and compassionate treatment
  • Lead cutting-edge education of the next generation of neurologists and neuroscientists
Gifts may be made in many ways including, multi-year pledges, outright gifts, endowed gifts, gifts in honor or memory of a loved one, and planned giving such as trusts and bequests. 

For more information about making a gift to the UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences, please contact: 
Laura Adler, Director of Development


Give Now

By Mail: 

Please send your check (payable to UC San Diego Foundation) to: 

UC San Diego Foundation 

Attention: Laura Adler

9500 Gilman Drive, #0937

La Jolla, CA 92093

In the memo line of the check, please write: Program name, research topic to support, or the doctor's name

Thank you for partnering with us in helping our clinician-scientists elevate their research and provide hope to patients whose illnesses demand new breakthroughs and better therapies. 

The UC San Diego Foundation, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization designated by the Internal Revenue Service. Our Federal Tax ID number is 95-2872494.