New York (CNN Business)Joe Tsai, the billionaire co-founder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, and his wife Clara Wu Tsai, have donated 2.6 million masks, 170,000 goggles and 2000 ventilators to New York — the US epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Please check your email for a confirmation. Her husband owned 49 percent of the NBA franchise until he purchased the remaining 51 percent on Friday from Mikhail Prokhorov. In its role of fostering university-wide initiatives related to brain science, the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute will leverage ongoing contributions from the schools of medicine, engineering, and humanities and sciences. In recognition of the lead gift from alumna Clara Wu Tsai and her husband, Joe Tsai, the Stanford Neurosciences Institute is changing its name to the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute. More importantly, Gordon underwent knee surgery in the middle of 2019-20. “Ultimately, we hope the research undertaken at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute will lead to cures and treatments that impact millions of people by prolonging their lives and making them more fulfilling and productive.”. The first arrived on Thursday at Newark Liberty International Airport, while the second arrived on Saturday at John F. Kennedy International Airport. He was able to return but battled knee soreness and ankle problems. The last game of the 2020 NBA Finals was on October 11. Ms. Wu Tsai holds a B.A. These partnerships will be further enhanced when a new interdisciplinary research complex opens next year. Powered by. Through her family foundation, Clara pursues philanthropic investments that advance knowledge, innovation, equality of opportunity, and creativity in the arts by working with global partners to focus on the translation of new knowledge into practical applications with human or social impact. By Cristina Alesci and Shannon Liao, CNN Business. More at @vulture: https://t.co/KZnVnTnOGg, — The Marshall Project (@MarshallProj) January 26, 2019, According to Nets Daily, she entered into a social justice collaboration with former Nets owner Jay-Z in January. The Tsais are parents to three children. The supplies were split into two shipments. “Breakthroughs in the neurosciences have the potential to not only improve human well-being but to guide future policies and practices that affect the criminal justice system, drug control, national defense, social welfare and education,” Newsome said. Due to a $250 million gift, it is now called the Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute. 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Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. Clara Wu is the wife of new Brooklyn Nets governor Joseph Tsai. Previously, she served on the advisory council for Stanford Bio-X. "One of the ways March Madness does a really good job, they invite everybody to the football stadium. NEW: The @NBA is contributing 1 million desperately needed surgical masks for New York's essential workers in collaboration with @nyknicks, @BrooklynNets and China's Consul General Huang Ping. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices Copyright S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates. Closing Plenary | The Case for Optimism. “One of the challenges of interdisciplinary research is finding effective ways for experts from different fields to work together,” Moler said. When the neurosciences institute was launched five years ago, Newsome asked faculty to form cross-disciplinary teams around what they considered the boldest, most visionary research projects tackling challenges in brain science. Daryl Morey now calls Philadelphia home. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo referenced the donations during a daily coronavirus briefing. Dinwiddie even heard from NBPA executive director Michelle Roberts after he shared his idea for a play-in round. Through her family foundation, Clara pursues philanthropic investments that advance knowledge, innovation, equality of opportunity, and creativity in the arts by working with global partners to focus on the translation of new knowledge into practical applications with human or social impact.