USask receives donation to support research chair focused on neurological disease research, treatment


The University of Saskatchewan has received a $1M donation from charitable foundation Knight Cares and philanthropist Kevin Knight to support research and care for patients affected by neurological diseases such as brain tumours and strokes. The donation will be used to create The Knight Family Enhancement Chair in Neurological Surgery, which will be held by USask Professor Dr Mike Kelly. In this role, Kelly will establish clinical research trials in areas such as neurooncology, neurotrauma, pediatric neurosurgery, and cerebrovascular diseases.