Marquette University
Press Release

Marquette’s College of Health Sciences Receives $1 Million Gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein

Donation will establish health sciences innovation fund

By - Jul 14th, 2016 12:59 pm

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Dennis and Barbara Klein, both alumni of Marquette university. The gift will be used to establish the Dennis and Barbara Klein Health Sciences Innovation Fund.

The fund will support scientists in the College of Health Sciences to explore new areas of study and to expand existing lines of research, particularly in the realm of neuropsychiatric illness.

“It’s important to us to support the ongoing research in this college at Marquette,” said Dennis Klein. “These researchers are at the leading edge of their field and we want to help provide them with critical resources needed to advance this important this work.”

“Dennis and Barbara are great friends of the college and longstanding supporters of Marquette University,” said Dr. William E. Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences and director of the Integrative Neuroscience Research Center at Marquette. “This generous gift will accelerate the pace of work of our research teams as they strive to disclose underlying causes of mental illness and devise faster acting and more effective strategies to treat them.”

“The work being done in the College of Health Sciences is a key driver toward our goal of doubling research at Marquette in the next five years,” said President Michael R. Lovell. “On behalf of the Marquette community, I thank Dennis and Barbara for both this gift and their long-standing support of the university’s programs and people.”

Press Releases by Marquette University

Marquette University

Catholic friar who advocates for migrants to kick off Marquette Democracy Project spring series

Friar Tomás González Castillo is a leader of a Catholic movement to advocate for migrants in Mexico.

Marquette University

Author Nichols goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss growing skepticism of established knowledge

Nichols sees us moving toward a nation where everyone knows everything, or at least thinks so.

Marquette University

Marquette to expand residence hall project

Two additional floors will add 140 beds to facility’s west tower

Marquette University

New trustees elected to Marquette board

Marquette trustees serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve for a maximum of 12 years.

Marquette University

Kleefisch, Nygren go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss opioid abuse

Kleefisch and Nygren, both Republicans, are co-chairs of the Governor’s Task Force on Opioid Abuse.

Marquette University

CNBC television star Lemonis to launch new giving challenge with Marquette

Lemonis will donate up to $1.5 million of his own funds, matching gifts made by donors during the challenge with the goal of starting a student-run business program.

See More Releases

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *