NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Manchester today said that it has been awarded £24 million ($38.5 million), including funding for omics-directed projects, from the UK government.

The University of Manchester is getting about £13 million to create a Clinical Proteomics Centre, where researchers will aim to differentiate healthy patients from those with disease in order to provide treatment at an earlier disease stage and gain insight into patient response to specific drugs. The university noted research could be directed at psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer.

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