Duke Medicine is teaming up with an Indian firm to open a research facility in India.

Duke’s partner is Medanta-The Medicity.

Financial terms were not disclosed. The agreement was announced in New Delhi, India.

Duke already operates a Graduate Medical School in Singapore and is expanding its operations in China.

Medanta is an India-based health conglomerate.

“I am truly proud of the partnership Medanta and Duke Medicine have created today,” said Victor J. Dzau , MD, chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University, and chief executive officer of Duke University Health System. “Ours is a shared vision of pursuing innovative approaches for the translation of clinical research into outcomes that serve the delivery of health care around the world, and MDRI stands as a testament to our commitment to making that happen.”

The facility, which will cover 27,000 square feet and include 60 beds. It is expected to open in April.

Medanta will fund the center, Duke will provide clinical, scientific and operational support.

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