1. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awards $500,000 to Western New England University for cancer research and development

    Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awards $500,000 to Western New England University for cancer research and development

    The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center announced Friday that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Western New England University to fund equipment related to cancer drug research and development. Administrators, faculty, students and city officials gathered at the university on Wilbraham Road to praise the state-funded grant presented by the center’s president and chief executive officer, Susan Windham-Bannister. A key strategy of the statewide capital grant program is to promote academic and private sector collaboration in the life sciences, and the Western New England University grant is a “great example” of that initiative, Windham-Bannister said. "Cancer is something ...

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    1. Cancer is something that affects all of us.
    2. The grant will allow us to forge working relationships with our industrial partners, perform cutting-edge research, and introduce our young minds to the possibilities of cost-effective personalized medicine.
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