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This study was supported by Contract Nos. HHSN261200900003C (National Cancer Institute); HHSF223201010692P and HHSF22301018T (Food and Drug Administration); and 200-2011-38807 and 200-2005-13434 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). This study was also supported by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, and the College of American Pathologists. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the organizations or agencies that provided support for this project.

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Suggested citation: IOM (Institute of Medicine). 2012. Evolution of Translational Omics: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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