1. The Helen Hayes Hospital may receive persons who are physically disabled, deformed or suffering from disease from which they are likely to become physically disabled or deformed, for care, study and experimental or other treatment, under regulations established by the commissioner.
2. No person provided for by this article, however, shall be admitted to the hospital unless at the time of his admission he is capable of benefiting from care in terms of improved capacity for remunerative occupation or self-sufficiency.
3. The hospital shall, in conjunction with its provision of care and treatment, conduct investigations of the cause, mortality, treatment, prevention and cure of physically disabling or deforming diseases and conditions.