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Posted: December 8, 2007
Valutek Donation Supports TGen's Genomic Research and Discovery Programs
(Nanowerk News) Valutek, a leading solutions provider of products for cleanrooms and controlled environments, has made a $10,000 product donation to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The contribution actively supports Phoenix's burgeoning biotech movement and directly benefits TGen's research initiatives.
"Valutek has a huge customer base in the biotech industry, and we're thrilled to support an organization that does such noble and exciting work," said Greg Heiland, CEO and President of Valutek. "TGen is on the cutting edge of translational genomics research, and will continue to buoy the emerging biotechnology movement here in Phoenix. We will, in turn, provide products and services to TGen that will fuel this growth."
In-kind donations are a valuable resource for TGen. Gifts like the contribution from Valutek help fund TGen's research, which is focused on developing earlier diagnoses and smarter treatments for many human diseases, including cancer, diabetes and neurological disorders.
According to TGen Foundation President Michael Bassoff, "Valutek's contribution is a meaningful donation that directly and immediately benefits our researchers. TGen is delighted to partner with Valutek and we look forward to working with Valutek in our ongoing research efforts."
TGen is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization focused on developing earlier diagnoses and smarter treatments. Translational genomics research is a relatively new field employing innovative advances arising from the Human Genome Project and applying them to the development of diagnostics, prognostics and therapies for cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and other complex diseases. TGen's research is based on personalized medicine. The institute plans to accomplish its goals through robust and disease-focused research. For more information, visit http://www.tgen.org
Valutek has been servicing the cleanroom and controlled environment needs for thousands of customers in the pharmaceutical, electronic, and biomedical industries since 1988. Its one-source shopping model eliminates the need to coordinate multiple manufacturers, invoices, and contacts. Valutek offers its customers the best experience possible with best-in-class products and superior customer service. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Valutek also has operations in Penang, Malaysia. For more information, visit http://www.valutek.com