NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) have reeled in an $11.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to pursue genome-focused thyroid cancer studies and to fund shared core resources.

Specifically, the NCI funding will support a study that launched in 2008 called "Genetic and Signaling Pathways in Epithelial Thyroid Cancer," which has four integrated components.

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