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microscope1982
The institutional commitment of $7.5 million as an endowment to support research at Geisinger.

 

 

microscope 1982
The number of active research projects tops 100.

 

  

groundbreaking1985
Groundbreaking for the Sigfried and Janet Weis Center for Research at Geisinger Medical Center.

 

 

howard morgan, md1986
The appointment of Howard Morgan, MD, one of the foremost experimental cardiologists in the country and a former President of the American Heart Association, as the first Degenstein Distinguished Scientist and the first director of the Weis Center for Research.

 

henry hood, md 1994
The Geisinger research program named in honor of Henry Hood, MD.

 

 

weis center1995
The total number of citations of Hood scientists at the Weis Center for Research over the five-year period (1990-1995) was 8,035. All senior scientists are in the prestigious category of "highly cited." Forty percent of the citations were by authors outside the United States.

 

gene chip 1997
The growth of endowment to support the Henry Hood Research Program reaches $21 million, almost halfway toward a goal of $50 million necessary to assure long-range support for the current levels of funding.

 

david carey, phd2000
David J. Carey, PhD, is selected as the Director of the Weis Center for Research.

 

 

dna strand2001
A genetics core lab is established to facilitate collaborative clinical and translational research.