HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
MSKCC received record gift of $100 million from Mortimer B. Zuckerman for cancer research facility

York Avenues in Manhattan, across the street from Memorial Hospital. The proximity to the hospital will promote interdisciplinary efforts as scientists and physicians work together to achieve a better understanding of cancer and develop new, more effective ways of controlling the disease.

"Memorial Sloan-Kettering and all those whose lives are touched by the pioneering work conducted here will be forever grateful to Mort Zuckerman for this wonderful gift," said Douglas A. Warner III, chairman of the Center's Boards of Overseers and Managers. "In his role as a Board member, he has proven to be a thoughtful contributor and insightful leader. It seems to me especially fitting that his name will be associated with the discoveries made in these laboratories."

The Center's programs in immunology, molecular pharmacology and chemistry, and cancer biology and genetics are now being moved into the new structure, which will provide researchers with an inspiring, efficient, and state-of-the-art work environment. The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Research Center will also house the newly established Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, a major hospital-based initiative in which scientists and physicians work together to translate laboratory findings into clinical investigations with a direct impact on patient care. Shared "core facilities" in areas such as high-throughput screening and nuclear magnetic resonance will provide crucial equipment and technical support for work conducted by multiple programs.

After the building opens in May 2006, work will get underway on a connecting seven-story structure scheduled for completion in 2009. It will add a conference center with a 350-seat auditorium and a number of "dry" laboratories, including space for computational biology. In addition, The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Research Center will provide a permanent home for the Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, a new PhD program that offer
'"/>

Contact: Christine Hickey
mediastaff@mskcc.org
212-639-3573
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
10-May-2006


Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Medical, IT, engineering experts form advisory panel for electronic health record safety
2. Importance of personal health records draws support of American College of Physicians
3. UK record heatwave and rising pollution observed by eyes in the sky: Images reveal hotspots
4. Should patients have to opt out of electronic records?
5. Electronic medical record boosts quality, efficiency
6. Historic records shed light on soldiers lifelong war scars
7. Patients reports of domestic violence not recorded by a nearly a third of surveyed physicians
8. Database of cancer records now available for research
9. Coalitions refusal to record Iraqs civilian deaths failing to respect international law
10. Poland loses record numbers of doctors to the UK
11. Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet today announces distribution of the latest ... readers to sign up as an organ donor for the 123,000 people in the ... organ donor can save up to 8 saves through organ donation and enhance many ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society ... the summer of 2016. The program was made possible by a Pennsylvania Department ... of Health and Human Services Administration. The broadcast, Use Your Head: Properly ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Donuts Franchising Company LLC, announced the first national #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported ... , “This was our first franchise-wide Quack Gives Back initiative, and ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, the nation’s ... groups, has aligned with Upstage Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung cancer, announced ... J. Hennessy, Jr said, “CURE Media Group is honored to team up with Upstage ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Tampa, Fla (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 ... ... offering smarter modes of access for customers and employees that are both engaging ... ChangeGear 7 with Service Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Mass. , Dec. 8, 2016   ... that Nationwide Children,s Hospital signed a ... and accelerate the development of new cures. ... organizations representing over 57 million patients globally, biopharmaceutical ... working together to improve protocol design, site selection, ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 2016  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... announced positive results from a Phase 3, multicenter ... safety and efficacy of IDP-118 (halobetasol propionate and ... Within the Phase 3 study ... psoriasis, IDP-118 showed statistical significance to vehicle with ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016  EIP Pharma, ... has obtained proof-of-mechanism for neflamapimod (previously code named ... Phase 2a clinical trials that demonstrated significant Alzheimer,s ... 302 (12-week treatment) and Study 303 (6-week treatment) ... Trials in Alzheimer,s Disease (CTAD) scientific conference in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: