Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain


Slated to open in fall 2021, the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain will bring together researchers and clinicians who study how the brain is built during the formative years. Together, these experts will tackle disorders such as autism, ADHD, cognitive delays, drug addiction, and severe depression—conditions that often start early and have lifelong consequences. 

A transformational pledge of $35 million from Minnesota Masonic Charities will be integral to the institute’s success, ensuring we continue to find solutions that will give every child the chance for a safe, happy, and productive life.


In May 2020, Minnesota Masonic Charities built on its remarkable legacy of support for the University of Minnesota by committing $35 million to establish and name the Masonic Institute for the... Read more

Year published: 2020