By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Japanese drug firm Eisai has launched US subsidiary H3 Biomedicine with up to $200 million in funding to develop new oncology drugs based on patient genetic information.

Based in Cambridge, Mass., H3 Biomedicine aims to take a personalized medicine approach to developing such drugs by leveraging new insights into the genetic basis of cancer and advances in modern chemistry.

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