Friday, June 18, 2010
The Baylor Institute of Immunology Research (BIIR), a component of Baylor Research Institute, received grants totaling nearly $35 million in 2009, despite an economy that’s seen a marked decrease in charitable giving and government grants.
Clinical Research Atlanta is expanding into phase I and IIa work. The 17-year-old, multi-specialty site just added a 3,500-square-foot building, making it the only Atlanta-area site conducting phase I/IIa work outside of the areas of oncology and psychiatry, and also outside of a hospital or university setting.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has opened a new facility designed to be one of the world’s most sophisticated research centers devoted to life science imaging. The UNC-Olympus Research Imaging Center provides researchers with advanced equipment, software, consultation and expertise and is designed to stimulate collaboration among top life science research faculty members. It will be available to guest researchers as well.