UK Plans $240M in Capital Funding for Stratified Medicine, Genomics, Biomed Research | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Medical Research Council plans to invest more than £150 million ($241 million) to beef up its national clinical research chops in key areas by funding the acquisition and development of new technologies, MRC said yesterday.

The technologies being targeted by the funding are to be aimed at advancing methods of genomic research and studying diseases in humans, as well as for stratifying diseases.

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