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Oct 01, 2015, 08:10 ET The Kavli Foundation and University Partners Commit $100 Million to Brain Research

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced today the commitment of more than $100 million in new funds to enable research aimed at...


Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET Prominent U.S. Research Institutions Announce Collaboration Toward Sharing and Standardizing Neuroscience Data

The Allen Institute for Brain Science, California Institute of Technology, New York University School of Medicine, the Howard Hughes Medical...


Aug 01, 2014, 15:27 ET President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2014 Kavli Prizes

At the White House yesterday, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes – prizes awarded to...


Mar 25, 2014, 15:50 ET The Kavli Foundation Announces Three New Board Directors

The Kavli Foundation's Board of Directors has announced the election of three new board members: Mary Sue Coleman, President of the University of...


Nov 21, 2013, 23:50 ET Obituary: Fred Kavli, Founder and Chairman of The Kavli Foundation

 Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 21st, in his home in...


Apr 05, 2013, 12:30 ET President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2012 Kavli Prizes

President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes. President Obama received the laureates on March 28...


Jun 06, 2011, 20:15 ET President Obama Meets U.S. Laureates of 2010 Kavli Prizes

At the White House today, President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office with the seven U.S. recipients of the 2010 Kavli Prizes to recognize and...


Mar 10, 2009, 09:30 ET Dr. Robert W. Conn Named President of The Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert W. Conn as its new president - only the second president since the Foundation was...