UPDATE: IGC, NCH Awarded Nearly $80M for TCGA Support | GenomeWeb

This article replaces an earlier version that reported funding solely for IGC.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Genomics Consortium (IGC) in Phoenix, Ariz., and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) in Columbus, Ohio, have been awarded stimulus grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling nearly $80 million over five years to support the Cancer Genome Atlas Program.

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