Sanford-Burnham Gets $21M Grant

Xconomy San Diego — 

The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said today it has received a five-year grant renewal, worth more than $21 million through 2015, from the National Cancer Institute. The renewal represents a 21 percent budget increase over the prior grant, the institute said. “The significant budget increase we received is a tremendous honor and a reflection of the hard work and dedication by faculty and staff,” said Kristiina Vuory, the president of the San Diego-based institute, in a statement.