The money, which will come in over the next five years, is expected to cover the cost of training programs and salaries.
“There is nothing more exciting than exploring biology and especially human disease biology with the tools of molecular science these days,” Dr. Ralph Shohet, director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research at UH Manoa’s med school, said in a release Monday. ”It’s exciting because we are understanding at a basic level how our heart works and how it goes wrong and how to prevent or treat problems which develop. Those discoveries, involving what is the leading cause of death and disability in our community, are really what drive us and keep us tap-dancing into work each morning.”
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We might spend about $1.74 billion less in local funds by dismantling the project instead of completing it. But that could prove costly in other ways.