Wistar and Partners get $3.4M from Tobacco Settlement for Lung Cancer Serum Tests

The Pennsylvania state government has awarded a Wistar Institute-led team $3.4 million to develop a serum biomarker test for lung cancer, Wistar announced last week. The money comes out of a $22.5 million research fund taken from Pennsylvania’s share of a national tobacco settlement.

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