NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A bill introduced last week in the Senate that would create an independent institute for comparative effectiveness research includes more emphasis on the role of personalized medicine than last year's version of the bill, according the bill's sponsors, Senators Max Baucus (D – Mont.) and Kent Conrad (D – ND).

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