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Cancer Research Funding Grant of $41M and Univ of Utah Bldg Expansion

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, May 03, 2011


In 1995 Utah chemical industrialist Jon Huntsman donated $151M—$100M directly from family funds—to the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City to create a top-notch cancer center bearing his family's name: The Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI).  Further contributions over the years brought Huntsman support to $300M. Now the family has made another gift to the Center in the amount of $41M, which HCI says will be used to hire more researchers and acquire new treatment technology.

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Tags: Utah, university of utah, UUtah, Southwest, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Salt Lake City, construction, 2011

Biotechnology Research Building To Grow Utah Innovation Economy

Posted by BCI Staff on Mon, Apr 25, 2011

New Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City: due to open in 2012. 

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Tags: Utah, university of utah, UUtah, July 2011, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Salt Lake City, new construction, Southwest Region

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