September 30, 2019
The news? The establishment of Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) in Erie. This is the first-ever expansion of MWRI, a prestigious Pittsburgh-based facility dedicated to research focused on the health of women and infants. The largest of its kind in the United States, MWRI is now expanding to Erie!
What does this news mean for Erie? A positive rippling effect in local health care, the economy, and academia.
What does this news mean globally? Advancements in the health of women and infants as a result of intensive research conducted right here in Erie, Pennsylvania.
We strongly believe healthier women create healthier communities. This is why we are so proud and excited to expand our groundbreaking research and cutting-edge clinical trials to Erie.— Michael Annichine, Chief Executive Officer, Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation