NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego said on Monday it is establishing a pediatric genomics center with a $120 million pledge by Ernest Rady and his family, as well as $40 million from the hospital.

The Rady Pediatric Genomics and Systems Medicine Institute at Rady Children's plans on bringing together researchers, scientists, and clinicians to use a genomics and systems medicine approach to prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure childhood diseases, the hospital's Chairman David Hale said.

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