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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Hartford Hospital's Genetics Research Center and Institute of Living will use a nearly $1.3 million federal grant to study the use of pharmacogenomic approaches in choosing medications for psychiatric patients.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory along with Hartford Hospital and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have formed a genomic medicine collaboration to explore potential new treatments for cancer.

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