NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will use $16 million in stimulus funding to work with the University of Washington and Group Health Research Institute in conducting comparative effectiveness research for cancer.

The cancer center also said that it has received over $40 million in total stimulus funding for 60 research grants, with some of those supporting 'omics studies.

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