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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Almac Diagnostics said today that University of Miami researchers will use its breast cancer microarray technology in studies of how genetic differences found in varying ethnic groups influence the disease.

The researchers at the university's Miller School of Medicine's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center are using a two-year, $725,000 grant under the Department of Defense's Synergistic Idea Award program to fund the studies focused on the genetic differences found in African-American breast cancer patients in particular.

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