Biomed center: Long-term project good idea

El Paso Times - It's going to be a detailed, $300,000 community development that truly involves the community -- UTEP, El Paso Community College, New Mexico State University, the city and county of El Paso, Fort Bliss, White Sands Missile Range, Texas Tech University and Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez.

Now here's something to get excited about. El Paso as a world-class biomedical center? Why not? Plans are already in the works to make that dream a reality. The Medical Center of the Americas is getting the ball rolling this week as companies from around the nation are meeting to begin creating a plan.

It's going to be a detailed, $300,000 community development that truly involves the community -- UTEP, El Paso Community College, New Mexico State University, the city and county of El Paso, Fort Bliss, White Sands Missile Range, Texas Tech University and Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez.

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