16 Israeli research projects on personalized medicine get millions in funding - (The Times of Israel via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Sixteen research projects will receive NIS 60 million in grants from the Israel Precision Medicine Partnership (IPMP) initiative, reported The Times of Israel.

  • The funding will promote a variety of studies including developing nanoparticles to treat cancer, identifying genes to fight inherited retinal diseases, studying the genetics of autism, seeking new ways to treat chronic diabetic wounds, developing a risk-prediction model for psychopathology and mapping the metabolic profile of pancreatic tumors.

  • The IPMP budget enables funding of four application cycles, where the duration of each project is up to four years. 

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