Navigation Links
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Erects the Final Beam of its Newest Research Building
Date:9/17/2008

ive office floors, three of which are convertible to future laboratory use. The building has been designed to expand vertically to 23 stories to provide for future growth.

The new building will provide flexible state-of-the-art laboratory space for Children's Hospital's Center for Childhood Cancer Research as well as the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics. Projected completion is 2010.

"Our goal is to advance the health of children by turning scientific discovery into medical innovation," said Philip R. Johnson, M.D., chief scientific officer at Children's Hospital. "This state-of-the-art facility enables Children's Hospital to recruit top-level researchers by providing the space, equipment and technology required to advance pediatric medicine. Children's Hospital will be poised to be the preeminent institution conducting translational research for the benefit of children."

The research tower follows an initial phase of construction involving the development of four stories below grade providing infrastructure and laboratory support space as well as an expandable central utility plant to support the entire development of Children's Hospital new South Campus.

The research facility is being built on a portion of the former Philadelphia Civic Center site. The new location has been designated as Children's Hospital's new South Campus, comprising nearly eight acres of land directly across from Children's Hospital's current clinical and research facilities.

In addition to the new state-of-the-art Colket Translational Research Building, Children's Hospital's new South Campus will house an underground parking garage and an ambulatory care building with outpatient services including day medicine, day surgery and imaging, as well as enhanced amenities for patients, families and employees.

The South Campus complex is estimated to cost more than one billion dollars and consist of more than one million square feet of clinical
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Siegel+Gale Designs New HOPE Portal for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
2. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Turns Off the Tap With Green Earth Waterless Carwash
3. Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented by Toyota Raises $718,000 for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Cancer Research
4. NJHA: Hospitals Achieve Gains in Healthcare Quality, But Commitment to Improve Continues
5. Staten Island University Hospital to Pay the U.S. $74 Million to Settle Claims of Defrauding Federal Health Care Programs
6. Palliative Care Programs Could Boost Hospitals Bottom Line
7. IMRISneuro: The iMRI technology of choice among the worlds top ranked hospitals
8. El Camino Hospital Selects ITelagen for Multimillion-Dollar Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Initiative; Program Will Offer More Than 100 Participating Physicians State-of-the-Art Service and Support
9. Perot Systems Successfully Implements Hospital Information System in Abu Dhabi
10. Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Sale of Acute Care Hospital and Addition of Two Behavioral Health Hospitals
11. Hospitals Participating in Get With The Guidelines(SM) Program Follow Heart Attack Treatment Guidelines Better Than Others
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 The print ... Home and Business subscription of the Toronto Star, with ... readership of 622,169. The digital component is distributed nationally ... network of top news sites and partner outlets. To ... here . , The publication features an exclusive ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... -- The intestinal bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel disease, ... inherited, researchers report. The findings, published recently in ... efforts to prevent the disease and treat the 1.6 ... added. "The intestinal bacteria, or ,gut microbiome, you ... big impact on your health for the rest of ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Potentially illness-causing E. coli bacteria were found on nearly ... a new study. Researchers checked cilantro, basil and ... in Los Angeles and Orange counties in California, and ... tested, 24 percent were positive for E. coli. One ... Both types of bacteria can cause sometimes serious ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dense bunches of bacteria called ... a new study finds. The researchers said these ... colon. The presence of these biofilms may represent an ... way to predict a person,s risk for the disease, the ... stones, these biofilms may coat the mucus layer of cells ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Older adults who have lost all their teeth have faster ... have at least some of their teeth, a new study ... provide an early warning of increased risk of physical and ... However, the findings don,t prove that tooth loss causes the ... 3,100 participants 60 and older. People with no remaining teeth ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mark DeMontis, Founder of Courage Canada, shares his passion for bringing hockey to those affected by blindness in Mediaplanet’s “Vision and Hearing” campaign 2Health News:Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds 2Health News:E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs 2Health News:Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer? 2Health News:Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study 2
... of Public Health has awarded CNN anchor and special ... efforts while reporting on the devastating effects of Hurricane ... with the award at a ceremony at the Bloomberg ... O,Brien has shown the world tragedies of human conflict, ...
... by New Legislation , , ... (UBC) Annette Stemhagen, DrPH, FISPE, and Gerald Faich, MD, ... Summit held in Washington, DC, on October 28 and ... Jane Axelrad, Associate Director for Policy, CDER, FDA; Claudia ...
... group of consumers filed a proposed,nationwide class-action lawsuit earlier ... AG (FRA: BAY), alleging the pharmaceutical giant,skirted FDA requirements ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080317/AQM144LOGO ) , ... that Bayer markets two of its over-the-counter products --,Bayer ...
... Health plans today proposed guaranteed coverage for people with pre-existing ... , , Under the ... market would be required to offer coverage to all applicants ... individuals were required to maintain health insurance. , ...
... How is a Shortage of Primary Care Physicians Affecting the ... the American College of Physicians (ACP) documents the value of ... bibliography based on a literature review of more than 100 ... primary care in providing patients with better outcomes at lower ...
... they can raise long-term health risks, studies say , , ... poor caregiver relationships each increase levels of the stress ... two studies, published in the November/December issue of ... on children in these common situations. , Long-term or ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bloomberg School awards Goodermote Humanitarian Award to Soledad O'Brien 2Health News:United BioSource Scientists, FDA, and Other Industry Leaders Present to Risk Management and Drug Safety Summit 2Health News:United BioSource Scientists, FDA, and Other Industry Leaders Present to Risk Management and Drug Safety Summit 3Health News:Hagens Berman Files Class Action Against Bayer Healthcare Over Misleading Marketing Campaign 2Health News:Hagens Berman Files Class Action Against Bayer Healthcare Over Misleading Marketing Campaign 3Health News:Health Plans Propose Guaranteed Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions and Individual Coverage Mandate 2Health News:Health Plans Propose Guaranteed Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions and Individual Coverage Mandate 3Health News:Primary care provides patients with better outcomes at lower cost 2Health News:Child-Care Relationships Tied to Kids' Stress Levels 2Health News:Child-Care Relationships Tied to Kids' Stress Levels 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014   Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: ... and infusion technologies, today announced that the company will ... on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in San Francisco.  ... at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, Jan. 14, ... through a live audiocast accessible via the Investor Relations ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. , Dec. 19, ... SRNE ;  Sorrento), an oncology company developing new ... Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast ... based therapy, announced today that the companies have ... next generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced as "Car-Tank") immunotherapies for ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ... generation of equipment for the testing of marijuana ... of the new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first ... measurement in a cost-effective, portable unit. ... specific needs of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2
... Aug. 3 Omnicell, Inc ., (Nasdaq: ... system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today released the new ... The next generation of packaging technology supports bar code medication ... accuracy. Integrated with the latest WorkflowRx software, version 7.0, this ...
... BEIJING , Aug. 3 ... LTUS ) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), ... in the People,s Republic of,China (the "PRC"), ... ingredient ("API") and tablets of R-Bambuterol for use in,clinical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Omnicell Introduces New Omnicell Packager With WorkflowRx Software for Improved Pharmacy Efficiency 2Omnicell Introduces New Omnicell Packager With WorkflowRx Software for Improved Pharmacy Efficiency 3Omnicell Introduces New Omnicell Packager With WorkflowRx Software for Improved Pharmacy Efficiency 4Lotus Completed R-Bambuterol's Pilot Scale Production for Clinical Trials 2Lotus Completed R-Bambuterol's Pilot Scale Production for Clinical Trials 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: