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OHSU Opens Core Proteomics Facility

This clarifies that the proteomics center at OHSU will serve the entire OHSU community, and that OHSU Cancer Center is the correct name for the previously referred to OHSU Cancer Institute.

 

NEW YORK, April 15 (GenomeWeb News) - The Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine today announced that it had opened a Proteomics Shared Resource on the school's Portland-based campus.

 

The facility, which opened for business on Feb. 17, was funded by a grant from the Oregon Opportunity, a public-private $500 million biomedical research funding initiative. A representative from the resource told GenomeWeb News that it would initially provide services to the OHSU research community, including the OHSU Cancer Center.

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