NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute and its partners Nemucore Medical Innovations and Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center have received a $3 million grant to fund a personalized glioblastoma treatment study.

TGen said yesterday that the funding from the Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation will support a trial using individual tumor genetics to optimize targeted glioblastoma therapies that will be delivered via nanotechnology tools.

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