Working together to advance research.
In a move to achieve its longstanding goal of attaining designation as a comprehensive cancer center by the U.S. National Cancer Institute, the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute, together with the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) Comprehensive Cancer Center, in March announced that the two centers will enter into a consortium partnership.
The two institutions will forge productive collaborations to advance and accelerate clinical, translational and basic cancer research. Leaders of both institutions wish to stress that while the two cancer centers will collaborate as partners, the institutions are not merging into a single entity. Each will continue to function under separate ownership and maintain separate identities. Read the full press release here.