With $1.5M Grant, Columbia University to Extend Pediatric Precision Cancer Program Across NYC | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – With a $1.5 million grant from the Sohn Conference Foundation, Columbia University Medical Center is aiming to make genome sequencing more accessible to pediatric cancer patients in New York City.

The funds, which will be dispersed over three years, will enable the university to provide genomic analysis and expertise to pediatric cancer patients across NYC hospitals.

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