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TIAA pledges $200,000 for age-related cognitive research at UT Dallas

The Center for Vital Longevity (CVL) at UT Dallas is dedicated to pursuing research that will lead to cognitive health for life. They are composed of seven research labs, each headed by a PhD. With their research knowledge, they hope to prevent, slow or even reverse age-related cognitive decline.

The CVL was established as part of UT Dallas by Dr. Denise C. Park, in 2010. Go to more details about CVL and its labs.

At the dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of CVL, TIAA member, Greg Boydston, announced to Dr. Denise Park our intention to contribute $200,000 to the Dr. Denise C. Park Research Excellence and Innovation Fund.

To help support the important research work of the CVL, the TIAA has set a goal of contributing $200,000 over the next four years (2022-2025), as part of the New Dimensions campaign for UT Dallas. The TIAA contributions will be designated to the Denise C. Park Research Excellence and Innovation Fund, which will be used to support research activities for CVL. More than $60,000 has already been committed.

Click here for details on how to contribute. In the designation, click Denise C. Park Research Excellence and Innovation Fund. You may make a one-time gift, recurring gift, or pledge. In the comments section, type TIAA.

You may also send checks, including IRA qualified charitable distributions to:

The University of Texas at Dallas
Development and Alumni Relations Office
800 W. Campbell Road, SPN 10
Richardson, TX 75080

Note: On the memo line pls write: Denise C. Park Research Excellence and Innovation Fund, TIAA. For gifts of stock, please contact the development office at 972-883-3958.

For TI retirees; remember your gifts are eligible for matches by the TI Foundation.

The joint program with the CVL offers several benefits for TIAA members including: the opportunity to attend frequent seminars on healthy practices for brain health; annual updates on research developments with leading experts in the field, and the opportunity to participate in research studies, where volunteers are needed for testing/evaluation.