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Novo Nordisk Foundation grants USD 46m to new genomics research center in Boston

A Danish scientist is set to lead the new genomics research center in the US, which the Novo Nordisk Foundation is establishing in collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation is granting USD 46.1m (DKK 290m) to the new international research center, while ramping up its global activities.

The goal is to expand the Danish life science ecosystem by creating global access to leading scientists, technologies and training programs. This is why the commercial foundation, with a net worth of USD 71.5bn (DKK 450bn), plans to establish several similar centers in the coming years, says CEO at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen.

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