By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Los Angeles-based firm Sidmap will collaborate with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in lung cancer metabolomics research using funding JHU was granted from the National Cancer Institute, the company said today.

The $340,000 grant will be used to test if a gain in function of a certain gene transcription factor called Nrf2 promotes tumorigenesis in the presence of a cancer-causing signal.

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