Launched in 2021 by Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki and best-selling author Jan Ellison Baszucki, Baszucki Group leverages private giving, impact investing, advocacy, storytelling and community building to drive foundational change.
Our primary objective as a philanthropy is to transform mental health outcomes, beginning with bipolar disorder, with therapies that recognize neurometabolism as a key driver of healthy brain function. Our investments in democracy, conservation and our communities are synergistic with our life sciences initiatives.
Our work emphasizes innovative platforms and programs in five primary areas:
Metabolic Neuroscience & Mental Health
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The Baszuckis are showing how philanthropy, even one organization, can potentially make a big impact on an underfunded field of research. But they can’t solve this on their own — by getting this new research rolling, their most significant role could be producing promising results that attract new funders to the space.
Baszucki Brain Research Fund Backs First Clinical Pilot Trials of Ketogenic Metabolic Interventions for Mental Health Conditions in Nearly 60 Years
The Baszucki Brain Research Fund is pleased to announce that five science teams around the globe have received funding to study ketogenic metabolic interventions for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depressive disorder.
Why The Billionaire Behind Roblox Decided To Direct His Philanthropy Toward Mental Health
During an appearance at the annual Milken Institute Global Panel, David Baszucki explained why he and his family decided to direct a portion of their philanthropy to mental health research.