• Chrissy Luo, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Tianqiao Chen

Caltech Breaks Ground on Chen Neuroscience Research Building

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research

Billionaire philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo have initiated a global, holistic effort to better understand the brain. And with a 2016 gift of $115 million to create the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech, they selected Caltech as their cornerstone partner in this endeavor.

One year later, on December 5, 2017, the Caltech community came together with Pasadena mayor Terry Tornek and distinguished guests from China to break ground for the Chen Neuroscience Research Building. The $200 million complex will usher in a new era of brain research.

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