NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center have won a $4.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a clinical trial seeking to identify and use genomic biomarkers to provide targeted cancer treatments, CINJ said yesterday.

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