By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics plans to lead a multi-institutional effort to translate diabetes research into improved yet lower-cost treatments, if not a cure, for the disease within 10 years – an effort it projects will require between $250 million and $350 million of public and private funds.

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