NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente, and the UC Hastings School of Law will use a $780,000 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to create a new center that will focus on the ethical, legal, and social implications of the use of genomics in healthcare, UCSF said on Thursday.

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