NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has awarded $2.5 million in new funding to 17 researchers, including a number of investigators who aim to explore the molecular and genetic basis of cancer.

The new awards include several new Damon Runyon Fellows grants, which provide $156,000 to promising young scientists who are pursuing innovative research projects.

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