NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation said this week that it has awarded $3 million to the Translational Genomics Research Institute to lead a new research consortium that will apply genomics tools to the study of brain cancer.
 
The consortium, called the Ivy Genomics-Based Medicine, or Ivy GBM, Project, involves nine US research institutions who will study whether genetic differences in individual brain tumors can help predict the most effective treatment option for each patient.
 

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