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Tom and Cathy Ryan donate $15 million to establish neuroscience institute

With the largest private donation in its history, the University of Rhode Island will establish a neuroscience research institute named for the parents of Thomas M. Ryan, a 1975 pharmacy graduate of the University and former chairman, president and CEO of CVS Caremark. Tom and his wife, Cathy, have donated $15 million to establish the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rhode Island.

“The Ryan Institute will elevate the visibility of the groundbreaking research taking place here in Rhode Island and position URI as a leader in neuroscience research and the treatment of neurodegenerative and neurological diseases,“ said URI President David M. Dooley. “We are tremendously grateful to Tom and Cathy…

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