NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California Los Angeles said today that its Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) and David Geffen School of Medicine have received $11.6 million from the National Cancer Institute to fuel a range of molecular research projects focused on prostate cancer.

The award continues providing funding for the center and the medical school to serve as a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) for five years. It is the third grant they have received to fund this SPORE.

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