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NEW: Patrick to Unveil $400 Million Biomed Facility at UMass Med School

Friday, January 25, 2013

 

Governor Deval Patrick will travel to Worcester next week to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, January 30, for the Albert Sherman Center at UMass Medical School.

The $400 million, state-of-the-art biomedical research and education facility is the centerpiece of Patrick's Life Sciences Initiative. The Sherman Center will house hteUMMS Advanced Therapeutics Cluster, which includes the RNA Therapeutics Institute, the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, and the Gene Therapy Center, the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, and the Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation. Nobel Laureate and UMass Medical School Professor Craig Mello will also take up residence in the new center to continue his groundbreaking work on RNA interference, a major focus of the governor's Life Sciences Initiative.

UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael Collins and President Robert Caret, as well as Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray, Congressman James McGovern, Senate President Therese Murray and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, will joing Patrick for the opening of the 512,000-square-foot center, which features research space for more than 100 investigators, six learning community centers, auditorium seating for 350, a cafeteria and a fitness center. The $405 million project received $90 million in funding from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

 

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