NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Salk Institute for Biological Studies said today that it plans to use a $42 million donation to create a new center that will focus on genome-based research into a range of human diseases.

The gift from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will be used to establish the Helmsley Center for Genomic Medicine (HCGM), which will engage in interdisciplinary research into cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other illnesses.

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