NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- You are invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and official opening of Weill Cornell Medical College's Belfer Research Building. This state-of-the-art facility ushers in a new era in New York for cutting-edge, translational science. The 18-story, $650 million building, made possible through the generosity of numerous donors, more than doubles Weill Cornell's existing research space and empowers scientists to rapidly translate groundbreaking discoveries into the most advanced patient care.
Ceremony participants include:
Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher – Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College
Charles E. Schumer – United States Senator for New York
Sanford I. Weill – Chairman of the Weill Cornell Medical College Board of Overseers
David J. Skorton – President of Cornell University
Robert Harrison – Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University
Robert Belfer – Member of the Weill Cornell Medical College Board of Overseers
Dr. Steven J. Corwin – CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Randy Longman – Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
Photo op will include ribbon cutting with ceremony participants.
Mult box available on location. One-on-one interviews available after event. Please arrive by 12 p.m. for security check-in.
DATE: Friday, Jan. 31
TIME: Press call at 12 p.m.
Program begins at 12:15 p.m.
Program ends at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Belfer Research Building
413 E. 69th Street between First and York Avenues, Manhattan
SOURCE Weill Cornell Medical College