NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Nationwide Foundation today announced a $10 million gift for genomics research at the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

The money will go toward adding research staff and acquiring state-of-the-art genome sequencing equipment for the genomics research center and precision medicine program, the foundation said in a statement.

The gift to the Nationwide Pediatric Innovation Fund at the hospital follows another $10 million gift from the Nationwide Foundation in 2014.

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