Dean Fischbach, Others Quoted In Wall Street Journal Article On The Challenges Of Research In Nyc

January 16, 2004

WHAT: In a January 13 Wall Street Journal article titled “A Better Mouse House May Help New York In Research Rat Race,” Dr. Gerald Fischbach, executive vice president of health and biomedical sciences and dean of the Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, and three Columbia colleagues talk about the shortage of appropriate facilities for mouse research in Manhattan. They also discuss a new collaboration between Columbia University Medical Center and five other New York-based research institutions to build and share a state-of-the-art “mouse house,” citing its potential to help lure academic talent and biotechnology companies to the area. To get a copy of the article, contact the Office of External Relations at 212-305-3900. ###


Dean Fischbach, Gerald Fischbach, New York, Wall Street Journal