NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Two philanthropies in Arizona have pledged $45 million to create a center for personalized diagnostics based on the genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics capabilities at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute.
 
The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust will contribute $35 million and the Flinn Foundation will chip in $10 million to support the initiative, called the Partnership for Personalized Medicine.
 

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