NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An addition to the Pharmacy Hall at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy will include four floors of space dedicated to clinical and translational research in pharmacogenetics, nanomedicine, and drug discovery, the school said this week.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and the Maryland legislature recently approved $62 million in funding for the addition, which will span seven stories and 92,635 square feet, the university said in a statement. It expects the new building to be open in time for the fall 2010 semester.
"In securing more than $62 million for the construction of the Pharmacy Hall addition, Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Maryland General Assembly have recognized the need to educate more pharmacists, carry out more cutting-edge research, and deepen our commitment to serve the community," said David Ramsay, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where the pharmacy school is located.