GenomeWeb Feature: Funding Initiative in Japan Aims to Boost Life Science Research, But Skeptics Worry It May Be Too Late

The $11 billion in stimulus funding provided earlier this year could be just the first step of a planned major overhaul of how life science research in Japan is funded, changes that include the creation of a Japanese NIH. But some are questioning if the proposals can have a meaningful impact.

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      Tony Fong is senior editor for GenomeWeb Daily News, tracking the firms that compete in the genomics tools and molecular diagnostics industries. E-mail Tony Fong or follow GWDN's headlines at @DailyNewsGW.