Generous: “Medical research is clearly responsible for the great advances in children’s health that have already been made,” Len Ainsworth (centre) said.Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI)can expand on its life saving research, thanks to business magnate Len Ainsworth.
Stage one recently was named Ainsworth Towerin honour of a$5 million donationfrom The Ainsworth Foundation.
It was the largest philanthropic contribution towards the stage one building redevelopment at Westmead.
“It will make a huge difference to all of our research programs designed to address the most serious of children’s diseases,”CMRI directorProfessor Roger Reddel told the Sun.
“It will go towards our purpose building to boost our researchinto children’s cancers, epilepsy, neurological diseases, birth defects and genetic conditions.The building is purpose built forresearch and isn’ta normal office space.”
It means CMRI won’t fall behind in its research.
“He was a bit embarrassed to have the building named in his honour,”Professor Reddel said.
“Without his donation, we would still be working towards our goals but it would takelonger to get there.The more resources weget, the faster we can get answers.”
Ainsworth Tower is the first stage of CMRI’sfive-part redevelopment.
“We can now move onto the next building,” he said.
“We need to ramp up what we’re doing as we’re not satisfied with one building. Itwill provide unprecedented opportunities for the facility that have been too hard in the past. To continue what we’re doing, we want to be a world leader in research.”
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