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Incogen Receives Remaining $1.2M NIH Funding for Cancer Dx Software Project

NEW YORK, April 4 (GenomeWeb News) - Incogen said last week that after meeting first-year milestones, it has received the $1.2 million remaining on a $2-million National Institutes of Health grant.


According to Incogen, the grant will help support its research into cancer diagnostics, and involves a collaboration with researchers from the College of William and from the EasternVirginiaMedicalSchool.


The NIH award is a Phase II follow-on to a previous grant received in 2003, Incogen said. That first grant provided funding for the development of a pilot project in the analysis of data obtained from surface-enhanced laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry.


The Phase II work is focused on developing a clinical diagnostic software package based on Incogen's Visual Integrated Bioinformatics Environment software.

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