NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has received a $300,000 donation from the Hugs for Brady Foundation to fund a personalized pediatric cancer treatment research program, Rutgers University said today.

Rutgers said the foundation awarded the funds in order to fill "a need to further explore genomic profiling in pediatric malignancies," as many of the cancer therapies that have been targeted toward specific cancer mutations have been studies only in adult patients.

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