“New York Construction” magazine has presented its Best Health Care Project Award for 2008 to the Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/ Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University officially opens its 223,000-square-foot Michael F. Price Center for Genetic and Translational Medicine/Harold and Muriel Block Research Pavilion on June 12. The five-story, $220-million facility is the largest and most significant research building to be constructed in the Bronx in half a century. It houses 40 research teams, with 400 scientists, dedicated to advancing a broad array of biomedical research.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center one of its coveted Clinical and Translational Science Awards totaling $22 million over five years. The grant will support the new Einstein-Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), whose overarching goal is to collaboratively expedite the transfer of research discoveries at Einstein and Montefiore to patient care.