PROOF Centre Uses Genome BC Funds for COPD Dx | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated with the names of the partners providing funding.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canada's Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF) Centre of Excellence in Vancouver will use C$1.5 million (US$1.5 million) in new funding to develop a biomarker-based test for determining a person's risk for having a lung attack.

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