NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Indiana University has launched a new $150 million, five-year effort that will use genetics and personalized medicine, among other approaches, to develop new capabilities and translational research projects focused on cancer, neuroscience, and cardiovascular medicine, the IU School of Medicine said on Thursday.

Under the plan, Indiana University Health, the school's healthcare system, and the Indiana University School of Medicine will each contribute $75 million in a joint research collaboration called the Strategic Research Initiative.

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