NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Three years after forging the first of its relationships with business and political leaders in and around Naples, Fla., the Jackson Laboratory is considering the region as a possible site for a third facility that would house a new institute focused on personalized medicine.

"The community's outreach to the laboratory was certainly a factor" in the Jackson Lab's decision to study the feasibility of expanding into the Naples area, Joyce Peterson, a spokeswoman for the genetics research institute, told GenomeWeb Daily News.

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