By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research has been awarded C$12.6 million (US$12.7 million) from the provincial government to fund a clinical trials program that will use genomics and personalized medicine in a translational science effort, OICR said Monday.

The funding will be used to support two trials that are part of the High Impact Clinical Trials (HICT) Program over a four-year period.

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