NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Yale School of Medicine today said that it and Gilead Sciences have extended a research collaboration to identify the genetic and molecular bases of cancer.

The deal, originally forged in 2011, is being extended by three years with Gilead providing $30 million in additional funding to support research. The biopharmaceutical firm has first option to license Yale inventions stemming from the collaboration.

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