Event: Prominent B.C. philanthropist to make a multimillion-dollar funding announcement as a tribute to a former B.C. politician now suffering from Alzheimer’s disease
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m.
Location: Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, Lower Atrium, 2215 Wesbrook Mall
Parking: UBC Health Sciences Parkade
UBC will announce a multimillion-dollar gift from a leader in B.C.’s mining sector to advance Alzheimer’s research. Highlights of the event will include:
- Remarks by donor who was moved to make the gift by the plight of a longtime friend and former B.C. politician
- Remarks by a member of the former B.C. politician’s family
- Lab tour by UBC researcher