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The Crowd: Pickup Family Foundation gives $15 million to Hoag Neuroscience Institute

The Crowd: Pickup Family Foundation gives $15 million to Hoag Neuroscience Institute

“Most of my life, I’ve been trying to build an estate,” said Richard “Dick” Pickup, “but when you reach your 80s, you realize that material things pale in comparison to what mankind can do with these monies.”

Pickup, a life-long stock broker and investor is a recent donor of a $15-million-dollar gift to the Hoag Neuroscience Institute.

Surrounded by several hundred distinguished guests coming together for a dinner celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the institute, Richard Pickup remained at his table accepting a standing ovation from the enthusiastic crowd made up of scientists, doctors, medical professionals and Hoag Hospital donors at large...

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