NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Weill Cornell Medical College on Tuesday announced the creation of an institute that seeks to translate neuroscience research into treatment for patients.

The institute, Called the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, was created with a $28 million gift from the family of Gertrude and Louis Feil, benefactors of the college, and it will leverage advances in genomics, genetics, and other technologies to carry out its goal, Weill Cornell said.

The facility is expected to open at the end of 2013.

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