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2013-09-20 23:01:39

Firms come together to develop the 301,473 square foot Conventus MOB on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Developing and acquiring innovative healthcare facilities that address and anticipate industry trends has been a cornerstone of the investment strategy for Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC for decades. It is a proven formula that has enabled the White Plains, N.Y.-based private real estate firm to successfully develop and acquire more than...

2013-04-10 23:02:42

State-of-the-art medical school and integrated transit station will anchor vibrant mixed-use district. Buffalo and New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 The University at Buffalo (UB) has unveiled HOK's dramatic design for its new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The seven-story medical school will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students daily to downtown Buffalo and, at more than 500,000-square-feet, will be one of the largest...

2012-05-17 23:04:53

New medical center will redefine medical education and translational research in the 21st century. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 After winning a global design ideas competition, HOK has been selected to design the new University at Buffalo (UB) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on its downtown campus. Competition finalists included Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Cannon Design, Rafael Vinoly Architects with Foit-Albert Associates, and Grimshaw and Davis Brody Bond. Located at...

2010-02-10 10:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by Kaleida Health to provide pre-construction and construction services on a $291 million, 480,000 sq. ft. medical care and research center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, N.Y. Construction is underway and completion is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2011. Turner's contract of $165.5 million is for the construction of the 10-story...

2008-09-15 09:00:57

BUFFALO, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced that David Hsia, Ph.D. has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Hsia is a pharmaceutical veteran. He is a co-founder of Watson Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded company listed in New York Stock Exchange (ticker: WPI). He was formerly Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs of Watson Pharmaceuticals before his retirement. He has been involved in the development of various pharmaceutical...

2008-07-22 09:01:12

By Henry L. Davis, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 22--New York State's grand experiment to close, merge and restructure hospitals is over. The deadline passed at the end of June to fulfill the mandates of the Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century, also known as the Berger Commission. Changes the commission set in motion -- some controversial and others altered -- have begun to play out. Hospitals in Western New York and elsewhere will look different. But it will...

2008-07-01 09:01:11

By Robert J. McCarthy, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 1--The state signed on Monday as an enthusiastic supporter of the plan to combine Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center under one administration, with Dr. Richard F. Daines, state health commissioner, the top cheerleader. Daines officially launched the partnership during a ceremony at the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, fulfilling the mandate of the state Berger...

2008-06-30 21:02:44

By Melissa Repko As part of the University at Buffalo's goal of maintaining its stronghold in the rapidly changing health sciences, the school will soon open a multimillion-dollar medical simulation center that it hopes will spur another one downtown. The high-tech center, in 10,000 square feet of space on the third floor of Abbott Hall on the UB South Campus, will feature life-like mannequins and actors serving as patients. The simulation center's creation is expected to be under way in...

2008-06-21 12:00:23

By Henry L. Davis, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 21--Erie County Medical Center on Friday issued the results of a survey it commissioned in which most of the 600 respondents said they believe the hospital should remain a public facility. The survey also asked people if they believe ECMC should be closed and its services moved to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Sixty-two percent disagreed, although there is no proposal to close ECMC and move its services elsewhere. Kaleida Health...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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