January 23rd, 2012

ASU gets $10 million for health research

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The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today will announce a $10 million investment for Arizona State University-led programs that aim to improve health-care delivery. The Piper Trust will contribute $2 million each year over five years to help fund nine ASU programs that focus on areas such as nutrition and health, obesity and curbing the threat of potential epidemics such as swine and bird flu…Some funding also will help pay for ASU School of Biomedical Informatics programs being jointly developed with Mayo Clinic. The ASU-Mayo collaboration will include data on genetics, clinical and imaging and public health.

Arizona Republic, by Ken Alltucker, 1/18/2012

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