JH and NIH to Celebrate Construction of Biomedical
The Johns Hopkins Institutions, the National
Institutes of Health and the city of Baltimore this week
will officially celebrate their partnership on the start of
construction of NIH's new state-of-the-art Biomedical
Research Center on the Johns Hopkins
The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tues., Oct.
12, at Bayview.
The new center, which will overlook I-895 and Lombard
Street, is NIH's biggest construction project in
The $250 million, 500,000-square-foot center will
occupy 12 acres on the Bayview campus and will be home to
the intramural research programs of the NIH's National
Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Aging. It
will provide laboratories, clinical space and offices for
approximately 1,000 scientific researchers and support
In addition to Johns Hopkins leaders, other expected
attendees are Elias A. Zerhouni, director of the NIH; Nora
D. Volkow, director of NIDA; Richard J. Hodes, director of
NIA; Sen. Paul Sarbanes of Maryland; Rep. Benjamin L.
Cardin of Maryland; and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'
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