May 13, 2022

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The assembly officially opens Pitt Healthcare for research

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From left, Tim Sanders, John Grady, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, Thomas Osha, Rich Fitzgerald, Deb Gross and Anantha Shekhar attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Assembly on Thursday.

The opening of Assembly This is a “new milestone” for Pitt and UPMC, says Anantha Shekhar, Senior Vice Chancellor Health Sciences. The assembly is here where Pitt researchers will work to advance the healthcare industry in cancer biology and immunology.

Shekhar said, “We are thrilled to bring this new facility to reality as a place of bold, innovative biomedical research, education and training.” “This represents another milestone at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC’s commitment to advancing new treatments and therapies and making significant contributions to the area’s expanded biotechnology.”

Pitt and Wexford Science and Technology, LLCDevelopment companies that partner with universities and educational medical centers to build research-based communities, Ceremony and welcome to the ribbon cutting For the official opening of the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The building was formerly the Ford Motor Company assembly plant, which originally assembled and exhibited the Ford Model T. The project is valued at 30 330 million and leases 245,000 square feet, with 110,000 square feet available for other tenants.

James Berens, chairman and chairman of Wexford Science and Technology, said the partnership between the agency and Pitt “gave new life” to the assembly plant.

“Similar to Ford’s vision for an all-encompassing assembly building, the assembly integrates universities, corporates, startups, cities and their citizens into an environment that integrates into a distinctive and community fabric and regional innovation ecosystem,” Berens said. “We believe that the components that are there will create a new level of research, collaboration and discovery that can lead to scientific advances from the laboratory to the market.”

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher thanked Pitt for helping to build the site.

“Thank you to many of our partners who have helped us reach this day. Assembly is more than convenient. It’s a confluence of Pittsburgh’s past, tireless evolution and an incredibly bright future, “said Gallagher. “And I’m looking forward to seeing this space filled with world-renowned talents from the University of Pittsburgh who will work swiftly to push the boundaries of medicine for the benefit of society.”

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