NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Australian state of New South Wales said today it will invest A$24 million (US$22.4 million) over four years to create a medical genomics research program that will be led by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney.

The NSW Government said today it has provided A$6 million from its 2014-2015 budget to launch this initiative, called the Sydney Genomic Collaborative Program, and at the same time announced more than A$90 million for medical research and development programs that includes support for other genomics projects.

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