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Infosys chief Kris Gopalakrishnan donates ₹225 crore to IIS for Brain Research Center

Updated on Sat, 01 February 2014 at 08:44 IST

Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of software giant Infosys, has donated Rs 225 crore to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) for setting up a Brain Research Center. The funds will be trasnfered by Pratiksha Trust, a charitable organization he runs along with his wife Sudha. The trust is known for funding education, research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Brain Research Center will focus on finding cures for brain diseases that are accelerated by old age. This center will recieve support from Centre of Nuroscience and other research facilities at IISc

Columbia University Professor Stanley Fahn ; Sangram Sisodia, of University of Chicago; John Morris of Washington University, St. Louis; and Giovanni Frisoni of University of Geneva are among the members of the Scientific Advisory Board, which will be chaired by Nobel Laureate, Prof. Torsten Wiesel at Brain Research Center

 
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