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Leichtag Family Foundation Biomedical Research Building

Leichtag Family Foundation Biomedical Research Building

About named building

Located in the School of Medicine with an assignable area of 85,882 square feet, the Leichtag Family Foundation Biomedical Building provides a space for the university’s cutting-edge biomedical research, particularly in the area of childhood diseases. The building was occupied in March 2004, thanks to a $12 million gift from the Leichtag Family Foundation. The foundation is a philanthropic force in the San Diego community, dedicated to alleviating human hardship and improving people’s quality of life. The foundation is optimistic that their support will help UC San Diego’s most talented scientists to make discoveries that will improve the health and well-being of the community.


Naming Type: Donor
Building Location: School of Medicine
Date Constructed: June 2, 2003
Predominant Use: Laboratory/Research
Floors or Levels: 7 Floors
Other Names:

School of Medicine Research Building
Biomedical Research Building, Leichtag Family Foundation
Research Facility, School of Medicine


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