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Einstein joins the New York Genome Center as 12th institutional founding member
Date:4/11/2013

April 11, 2013 (BRONX, NY) Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will join the New York Genome Center (NYGC) as its twelfth Institutional Founding Member (IFM). A collaboration among leading academic medical centers, research universities and commercial organizations, NYGC aims to transform medical research and clinical care by creating one of the largest genomics research facilities in North America.

"Einstein is pleased to join other leading biomedical research institutions as a founding member," said Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean. "Working together, we can significantly improve our understanding of genetics and help transform biomedical research with the goal of better understanding disease and improving patient care."

NYGC represents an unprecedented sharing of data and resources among premier institutions, which will pave the way for advances in personalized medicine, accelerate the development of new diagnostics and treatments for human diseases, and provide an engine for life science commercialization in the region.

"Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been involved with the New York Genome Center since its very inception," said Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D., president & scientific director of NYGC. "We are thrilled to formalize our relationship with this prestigious institution and have its researchers participate in the vibrant life of the center."

NYGC's other IFMs include: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Columbia University, Cornell University/Weill Cornell Medical College, The Jackson Laboratory, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York University/NYU School of Medicine, North Shore-LIJ Health System, The Rockefeller University, and Stony Brook University.


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Source:Eurekalert

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