Strathclyde University Opens New £36 Million Drugs Institute
11/1/2011 8:20:02 AM
November 01, 2011 -- A £36m research institute dedicated to developing new medicines has been opened by Strathclyde University. The facility, in Glasgow, brings together researchers in chemistry, biology and pharmacy. They will work on new treatments for some of the UK's biggest killers such as cancer, heart disease and stroke. The centre, which has a "clean suite" for handling and packaging drugs, will also work to develop new treatments for global diseases such as malaria and TB. The university invested £28m in building the centre, with support from the Scottish Funding Council and the European Regional Development Fund.
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