NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A National Cancer Institute review panel has recommended that the Wistar Institute Cancer Center receive $14.9 million in renewal funding to support resources and infrastructure for a range of molecular cancer research activities.

The five-year renewal will fund Wistar's shared resources, which include molecular screening and imaging tools and genomics research technologies, Philadelphia-based Wistar said last week.

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