NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Pennsylvania Medical School announced yesterday that it has established the Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC), which will coordinate the activities of a number of National Institutes of Health initiatives in Alzheimer's disease research.

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