Major Scottish research facility is over half way there:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The University of Edinburgh has raised over half of the £50 million ($71 million) needed for its new medical research institute. The centre, provisionally named the Research Institute for Medical Cell Biology, promises "cutting edge research" into "innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of many common diseases such as asthma, arthritis and cardiovascular disease and endometriosis. The university has so far received two donations of £11.2 million from the Wellcome Trust and from the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and £3.9 million from the British Heart Foundation, totalling £26.3 million. The centre is due to open in 2004.