NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Pfizer this week launched its Center of Excellence in Precision in Medicine (CEPM) in Chile. 

Efforts at the center will initially focus on validating new, more precise, and less invasive technologies for diagnosing cancer, and in addition to Pfizer's $14 million investment into the center, the Chilean Economic Development Agency (Corfo) is providing $7 million over four years. 

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