"At Carolina, we are committed to making sure that the discoveries of basic science benefit people," said UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor James Moeser. "This partnership with the Hamner Institutes will help us accelerate the development of valuable new drugs, treatments and technologies that improve health and also yield new economic opportunities for North Carolinians."
"We are extremely pleased and honored to be joining with one of the world's leading research universities to create a unique integrative model for translating basic science research into new medicines," said Dr. William Greenlee, President and CEO of The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences. "This partnership also will foster new alliances between academe, industry and government regulatory agencies to advance public health research, education and scientifically informed policies."
About The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences:
Strategically located on a 56-acre campus in North Carolina's Research
Triangle Park, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences is a
cross-disciplinary nonprofit organization that acts as a catalyst to
facilitate scientific collaborations -- both locally and internationally --
between academia, the private sector and government. For more than 30
years, Hamner scientists have been recognized for their public-policy
leadership and research advances in fields such as risk assessment,
dose-response modeling and inhalation drug delivery. For more information,
visit http://www.thehamner.org or call (919) 558-1200.
|SOURCE The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences|
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