Stanford neuroscience and ChEM-H building. Photo by Bruce Damonte.

Help us understand the brain

Support transformative interdisciplinary research and education in the neurosciences at Stanford.

Why Stanford?

Stanford has long been a leader in basic research, engineering, and medicine and has stayed ahead of the curve by uniting scientists across disciplines around challenging questions in neurosciences. Our small campus – where scientists from different disciplines can easily meet to share ideas – fosters collaborative, interdisciplinary research like no other.

We engage extraordinary people, including faculty and, through training programs and fellowships, undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs. We catalyze interdisciplinary research through major research initiatives and seed grants for off-the-beaten-path ideas. And we provide vital infrastructure, including our cutting-edge community laboratories, located in our state-of-the-art research facility.

Gift Opportunities – Make a Difference

The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute relies on the generous support of alumni, parents, and friends to foster highly novel and collaborative brain research across all disciplines with the goal of better understanding and treating the human brain in health and disease. 

Philanthropic support significantly helps Stanford advance groundbreaking discoveries as well as uniquely train a new breed of neuroscientists. Expendable and endowment support at all levels will have a dramatic impact on many lives far into the future.

Gifts are tax-deductible under applicable rules. The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute is part of Stanford University’s tax-exempt status as a Section 501(c) (3) public charity.

For more information about giving a gift to Wu Tsai Neuro, please contact:

Emily Shimizu

Senior Associate Director of Development
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305-5018