Race the Helix Gains International Support
May 21, 2015 – Stephen and Jodi Shenal, founders and coordinators for Race the Helix, an fundraising and awareness 5K held each year on the GGC campus are pleased to announce that London-based Front Line Genomics has joined their efforts. Front Line Genomics supports scientists, clinicians, business/research leaders and officials, from academia, research institutes, industry, healthcare and government organizations. Their mission is to help bring the benefits of genomics to patients faster
McAlhany Family Center for Collaborative Research Established at GGC
Gift to support collaborative research efforts to benefit patients
May 14, 2015 - John and Norma McAlhany of Greenwood have established 'The McAlhany Family Center for Collaborative Research' at the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC). Through a $1 million gift to the GGC Foundation in honor of their children and grandchildren, the McAlhanys are providing resources to support research efforts between GGC and collaborators from other institutions with the ultimate goal of preventing and treating genetic disorders and disabilities.
Keck Foundation Funds GGC/UGA Collaborative Research
March 23, 2015 – Researchers at the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC), in partnership with the University of Georgia (UGA) and the Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, PA, have received a $1.8 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to discover the fundamental cellular changes that cause debilitating neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, autism, and intellectual disabilities.
Self Family Foundation Supports GGC Computing Power Expansion
March 5, 2015 – The Self Family Foundation, a longtime supporter of the Greenwood Genetic Center, has provided a $72,000 grant to upgrade the Center's computational and bioinformatics capabilities. Frank Wideman, President of the Self Family Foundation, presented the check to GGC Director, Dr. Steve Skinner and GGC Diagnostic Lab Director, Dr. Mike Friez.
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