Giving to Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience is dedicated to basic research with the goal of discovering fundamental nervous system functions underlying disorders that devastate the lives of individuals and their families, including:

  • Disorders of Aging
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Drug Addiction
  • Disorders of the Retina and Vision
  • Psychiatric Disorders

All gifts are processed by the University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF) and are tax deductible. Please contact the UMF for more information at or by calling 800-775-2187 or 612-624-3333.

Our Supporters

Whether the gift is $5 or $5 million, everyone who donates has an honored place in the Department of Neuroscience.