NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Science Foundation Arizona has awarded $9 million to the Critical Path Institute to support the institute’s mission to develop new tests that could help accelerate the process of getting new drugs and therapies to the public, C-Path said on Wednesday.
 
A Tucson-based non-profit, C-Path aims to lower the high failure rate of new drugs by “improving the current slow and unreliable process, thereby saving lives and billions of dollars each year,” according to a statement.
 

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