March 18, 2013

Center announces $4.1 million grant for new center at Forsyth Institute

From left to right: Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung; Jennifer Kelly, Associate Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Max Goodson, senior member of staff at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Philip Stashenko, President & CEO of the Forsyth Institute; Moira Cahan, Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Susan-Windham-Bannister, President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center; State Senator Sal DiDomenico; Congressman Mike Capuano; and State Representative Timothy Toomey.
From left to right: Cambridge City Councilor Leland Cheung; Jennifer Kelly, Associate Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Max Goodson, senior member of staff at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Philip Stashenko, President & CEO of the Forsyth Institute; Moira Cahan, Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Forsyth Institute; Dr. Susan-Windham-Bannister, President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center; State Senator Sal DiDomenico; Congressman Mike Capuano; and State Representative Timothy Toomey.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) on March 18, 2013, announced a $4.1 million capital grant to the Forsyth Institute for a newly-created Forsyth Center for Salivary Diagnostics (FCSD). The grant will support the construction and equipping of the FCSD, a facility that will seek to revolutionize the way disease testing is performed. In addition, the MLSC announced in December, 2012, more than $400,000 in equipment and supply grants to a vocational technical school and workforce development programs in Cambridge.