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Timeline

October 2, 2008

Dedication of the Perelman Center

- Read the official news release

June 16, 2008

First Patient is Seen by Penn Radiation Oncology at the Perelman Center

- Learn more about Penn Radiation Oncology

January 29, 2008

220-Ton Particle Accelorator (Cyclotron) for World's Largest Proton Therapy Center Arrives in Philadelphia

- Learn more and view pictures from the event
- Read the official news release

April 2, 2007

"Topping Out" of Perelman Center – Final Steel Beam is Raised Into Place

- View pictures from the Beam Raising
- Learn about the entire Topping Out ceremony

February 13, 2007

Nearly 1500 Penn Medicine, UPHS and University Employees Sign the Final Beam in the Perelman Center Structure

- View pictures from the Beam Signing

December 6, 2006

Ralph J. Roberts and Brian L. Roberts Help Establish World's Largest and Most Comprehensive Proton Therapy Center

- Read official news release
- Learn about the Roberts

June 7, 2006

UPHS Begins Construction of Proton Therapy Treatment Facility

- Read official news release
- Learn about the Roberts Proton Therapy Center

November 28, 2005

Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $25 Million to Name PENN Medicine's Center for Advanced Medicine

- Read the official news release
- Learn about the Perelmans

October 20, 2005

Official Perelman Center Groundbreaking Ceremony & Reception

- Read the official news release
- Learn about the Perelman Center
- View picture and read more about the groundbreaking

2004

Municipal Auditorium and Civic Center Complex Torn Down to Make Room for the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

- Learn about the recycling of the Convention Center
- Learn about the history of the site
- View pictures of the excavation

 


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