NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center will open its new Center for Pharmacogenetics later this year, using $3.2 million in federal funds recently appropriated for the facility, the institute's director said Friday.

"The money will pay for infrastructure support in terms of data managers and research nurses that will help us accrue patients to the studies," as well as "perhaps maybe some statistical help," Tom Loughran, director of the cancer institute, told GenomeWeb Daily News.

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