University of Kansas Receives $11.4 Million for Precision Cancer Center

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Jennifer Bresnick reports for HealthIT Analytics that the University of Kansas has received $11.4 million from the Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine (KIPM).

Researchers there will utilize the new assets for research to improve their understanding in regard to the complex relationship between environmental influences and diseases such as cancer.  The new center will focus on developing the careers and research interests of up and coming investigators. The grant is renewable for three consecutive years bringing the total potential to over $30 million.