The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute has launched a new center for translational genomics and personalized medicine focused on the Hispanic, African-American, and Asian populations of Los Angeles.

The Institute for Translational Genomics and Population Sciences, which will also include a Center for Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenomics, will be headed by Jerome Rotter, director of research of the Medical Genetics Institute and director of the Division of Medical Genetics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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