A HISTORIC $50 MILLION GIFT ESTABLISHES THE USC MICHELSON CENTER FOR CONVERGENT BIOSCIENCE
BUILDING UPON USC’S UNIQUE STRENGTHS AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF ENGINEERING , THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND MEDICINE
The University of Southern California is rapidly accelerating journeys into greater understanding of living systems and advances in lifesaving biomedical breakthroughs, thanks to a generous and visionary gift from Gary K. Michelson, M.D.
The new USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience will provide a 190,000squarefoot, stateoftheart research facility for collaborative crossdisciplinary studies with farreaching benefits to humanity worldwide. This $50 million gift from Dr. Michelson reinforces USC’s commitment to innovative thinking, opening new frontiers for worldclass researchers, scholars and students from around the world.
Dr. Gary Michelson is a visionary philanthropist and retired orthopaedic spinal surgeon, whose groundbreaking ideas and inventions have generated more than 955 issued or
pending patents worldwide. His prolific innovation in medical products and procedures has made him a pioneer in the field of spinal surgery and one of the most admired medical
inventors of his generation.
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