Masonic Medical Research Institute Constructs Animal Research Facility

Published 2-8-2019

Masonic Medical Research Institute is constructing a large-animal research facility in its existing building in Utica, N.Y. The $15 million project includes the renovation of a 5,500-sf basement to provide lab space for five investigators and a procedural suite for studies on pigs, sheep, goats, and rabbits. The investment will also support the recruitment of up to 30 new employees. The facility represents the second phase of a $25 million modernization initiative which previously included the renovation of 10,000 sf of research space and the construction of a mouse vivarium.