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Chicago university breaks ground on medical research center

By Associated Press
Posted: August 17, 2013 - 8:45 pm ET

Loyola University Chicago has broken ground on a $137 million medical research building.

The five-story Center for Translational Research and Education is scheduled to open in April 2016 on the university's Health Sciences Campus in Maywood, Ill.

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The center will include space for laboratory and desktop research as well as a 250-seat auditorium.

The center will be used by students from Loyola University Chicago's Stritch School of Medicine, as well as principal investigators, postdoctoral trainees and physicians and nurses.

The ground-breaking was Friday.

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