NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sanford-Burhnam Medical research Institute said today it has received a grant from the US Department of the Air Force to use cell-based assays to study the potential toxicity of large collections of chemicals.

Sanford-Burnham did not disclose the value of the three-year grant.

The aim is to develop a method for assessing potential toxicities in a "rapid, cost-effective manner," Sanford-Burnham said.

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