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Media Advisory: UB to announce major gift for downtown medical school

Interior design images of the building will be showcased

Release Date: January 28, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will announce a multimillion-dollar gift to support construction of its downtown medical school on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

The $375 million medical school is scheduled to open in 2016. It is being funded by private philanthropy and state support, including funding provided by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo through the NYSUNY 2020 legislation.

Who: UB officials, including President Satish K. Tripathi and Michael E. Cain, vice president for health sciences and dean of the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, as well as officials of the organization making the gift.

What: Announcement of a multimillion-dollar gift to support construction of UB’s downtown medical school. Interior design images of the building will also be showcased.

When: 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Where: Fifth floor, UB Clinical and Translational Research Center, 875 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

Parking: At the ramp. Entrance on Ellicott across from the CTRC.

For media arrangements, contact Ellen Goldbaum, goldbaum@buffalo.edu, 716-645-4605 and 716-771-9255 on-site or John Dellacontrada, dellacon@buffalo.edu, 716-645-4601 or 716-361-3006 on-site.

Media Contact Information

Ellen Goldbaum
News Content Manager, Medicine
Tel: 716-645-4605
goldbaum@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @egoldbaum