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Wayne State University and the Karmanos Cancer Institute would like to thank the state for $ 100 million for today @ Wayne, a new medical education and research site.

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Hundreds of scientists. Thousands of students. infinite possibilities.

Detroit, Michigan – Wayne State University School of Medicine and Barbara Ankarmanos Cancer Institute plan to build a new complex of two towers to promote their own academic and research-based partnerships. An estimated $ 450 million capital project is becoming more realistic with $ 100 million from Michigan. WSU and Karmanos plan to house joint medical education, research and laboratories, health sciences, and community health clinics in the new space. This investment not only provides employment opportunities for residents of the Detroit region, but also attracts and retains new talent.

The new complex, which will be built in an undecided location near two campuses in Midtown, Detroit, is a Detroit hub where faculty, students, researchers and scientists work together to increase the fairness of health outcomes. Appears as. Medical education facilities educate the next generation of doctors and scientists. The focus on complex research corresponds to a state-of-the-art cancer laboratory for developing breakthrough techniques and treatments.

“Given the scope of the project, we are confident that it will have a transformative impact on the state’s workforce and talent development pipeline, especially in health care. It will contribute to the vitality of Midtown and the positive economic development of the city. By deepening our partnership with Karmanos, we can close the health gap, “said M. Roy Wilson, president of Wayne State University. “We are grateful to the Legislature and Governor for recognizing the value of higher education in general, especially research universities like Wayne State University.”

Dr. Gerold Beppler, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Barbara Ancarmanos Cancer Institute, said: “Both institutions rely on philanthropic donors and community investments to continue their research. We are excited that the Legislature recognizes the value and need for our partnership. We would also like to thank Peter Karmanos, Jr. for helping us bring our ideas to Lansing. The partnership between Karmanos and WSU is the best cancer for patients in Michigan and northern Ohio. We can provide treatment and care. This new site enhances collaboration in research, discovery and education and brings us closer to a cancer-free world. “

The 75-year partnership between Wayne State University and Karmanos University has brought many healthcare innovations to the region, Michigan, and the world.


About Wayne State University
Wayne State University is the premier urban research institute that offers approximately 350 academic programs to approximately 25,000 students through 13 schools and universities. For more information, please visit

About Barbara Ancarmanos Cancer Institute

The Karmanos Cancer Institute is a leader in cancer treatment, research and education that transforms through courage, dedication and compassion. Karmanos’ vision is a cancer-free world. As part of McLaren Healthcare, Karmanos is Michigan’s largest provider of cancer treatment and research. For over 75 years, the Administration and Research Headquarters has been in downtown Detroit, along with some of the best specialized cancer hospitals. Karmanos has 16 network sites, providing access to world-renowned care and clinical trials throughout Michigan and northern Ohio. The National Cancer Center recognizes Carmanos as one of the best cancer centers in the United States, designated as a comprehensive cancer center. An academic partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine provides a framework for cancer research and education, defines new standards of care, and improves survival. For more information, please call 1-800-KARMANOS (800-527-6266) or visit the following website: Follow Karmanos Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn When YouTube..


Wayne State University School of Medicine Phil Van Hulle


Jasmine Brown, Carmanos Cancer Institute