NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome Canada announced today a C$2 million ($1.5 million) initiative to form a network of researchers focused on accelerating the translation of genomic research and its integration into the Canadian healthcare system.

In 2012, Genome Canada funded 17 projects through the Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition in Genomics and Personalized Health to examine how genomics-based research could contribute to improve the cost-effectiveness of the healthcare system.

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