NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Inova recently announced a $50 million gift from Dwight Schar to launch a new oncology research institute at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Virginia.

The gift will establish the Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute to develop and apply genomic personalized medicine in cancer treatment.

Donald "Skip" Trump will lead the cancer institute as CEO and executive director, Inova said. 

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