NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK government has awarded £35 million ($56.6 million) to fund four cancer imaging research centers that will engage in an array of imaging-focused research projects, including molecular and genomics studies. This funding round builds on an initial investment of £50 million awarded in 2008, Cancer Research UK said on Thursday.

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