How to Give

How do I make a donation to the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery?

onlinegivingTo make a donation, either visit the PNR&D secure online donations page, or request a donation envelope or if you have questions concerning donations, contact Director of Development, Program for Neurology Research & Discovery Allyson Vernier at 734-763-7080 or

If I make a donation, where does my money go?

One hundred percent of all donations go directly toward purchasing research resources and paying a portion of the salaries of young scientists. None of the money is used for administrative costs.

Can I choose where my donation goes and for what purposes it is used?

Absolutely, You can choose where your money goes — for instance, to acquire specific research tools or to pay a portion of young scientists’ salaries. You can also designate that your donation goes toward work on a particular disease, such as ALS or diabetes-related neuropathy.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes. All donations are 100 percent tax deductible.

Can I take a tour of a PNR&D laboratory?

Definitely! Program for Neurology Research & Discovery invites and encourages all friends to tour a laboratory at the University of Michigan. To schedule a tour, contact Allyson Vernier at 734-763-7080 or