Photos: UVA Celebrates Plans for Manning Institute of Biotechnology
Leaders from across the University of Virginia and UVA Health joined with elected officials and an energized audience Friday in the historic Rotunda Dome Room to celebrate a new chapter for health care research and treatment in the commonwealth.
President Jim Ryan and UVA Health CEO and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. K. Craig Kent – accompanied by Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and other state officials – announced the launch of the Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology.
Supported by a $300 million initial investment – leveraging a $100 million gift from the Mannings – the institute reflects a shared commitment to advance biotechnology research and development of potential treatments and cures for diseases, benefitting citizens in Virginia and beyond.
Here are scenes from the historic announcement.