NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Wistar Institute today said that it was awarded $1.1 million to create a consortium to support breast cancer research at the institute. 

The grant will be used to create the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Breast Cancer Research Consortium at Wistar to support work being conducted by Frank Rauscher, deputy director of basic research at the Wistar Institute Cancer Center; Rugang Zhang, an associate professor at the institute; and José R. Conejo-Garcia, a professor at Wistar and program leader in the tumor microenvironment and metastasis program. 

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