Huge gift to bolster McMaster stem cell therapy research

February 7, 2012 at 11:59 am Leave a comment

All I can say is wow…and thank you!

A Hamilton family is giving McMaster University $30 million to accelerate the university’s innovations in health research, education and care.

“McMaster University has proven its ability to fast forward discoveries from the lab bench to the patients’ bedside, it made perfect sense to make this investment in this world class university,” said Les Boris, on behalf of his parents’ Marta and Owen Boris Foundation. His sister Jackie Work added: “The Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine is ranked among the top 20 medical schools in the world. This is the best place to commit to the future.”

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