By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Florida Hospital have banded together to launch a partnership that will use molecular and genomic tools to develop new treatments for cancer and metabolic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

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