Alfond cancer center teams with Jackson Lab to create genomics research hub

A new sign in front of MaineGeneral’s Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care on Old Belgrade Road identifies the center as a home base for genetic technology researchers with The Jackson Laboratory. The outpatient treatment center, which has been operating for almost a decade, is now the home of the Maine Cancer Center Genomics Initiative, led by program Director Andrey Antov and medical Director Dr. Jens Rueter. “Our goal is to create a network of oncology professionals in the state of Maine to provide genomic education so it can be applied successfully in the practice,” Antov said. Read full story

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