NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Edinburgh announced on Thursday it has received £25.7 million ($38.3 million) from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund to build a biology research complex as well as found a new Centre for Tissue Repair.

The university said in a statement it will receive more than £50 million additional "double matching" funds from industry and philanthropic sources.

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