Bassett Healthcare Network and Masonic Medical Research Institute Collaborate to Improve Health
Cooperstown, NY - Bassett Healthcare Network and the Masonic Research Institute (MMRI) in Utica have announced that the two organizations will begin a new collaborative initiative to further the advancement of health research and outcomes in Central New York and beyond.
"We are thrilled to be collaborating with the MMRI. Bassett and the MMRI share a common mission to improve the health and quality of life for all who live in our communities, have a long history of groundbreaking research, and have a commitment to Central New York," says Tommy Ibrahim, MD, MHA, President and CEO of Bassett Healthcare Network. "By leveraging each of our strengths, I am confident that this new relationship will lead to discoveries in science and medicine that we could not have achieved independently."
Over the coming months, the two organizations will work together to identify ways that they can better help local communities.
Partnering with Bassett Healthcare Network and the Bassett Research Institute is an exciting step forward for our organizations and our community," says Maria Kontaridis, PhD, Executive Director, Gordon K. Moe Professor and Chair of Biomedical Research and Translational Medicine at MMRI. "We are looking forward to the great things we will accomplish together."