The late Mary Lasker, renowned for her devotion to the cause of advancing biomedical research, was honored with the dedication of a science-park building in her memory on November 2. New York City's first biotechnology and biomedical structure was dedicated as the Mary Woodard Lasker Biomedical Research Building. The facility-managed and developed by Columbia University Health Sciences Division-is the first of five planned for the Audubon Biomedical Science and Technology Park. It will house biotechnology companies, which have not sprung up in New York at a rapid rate because of a lack of commercial space. The structure is located next to the restored portion...
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