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Maine institute to shut down its centerpiece research

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

What was supposed to have been a major biomedical research center in Maine when it was unveiled in 2005 is shutting down the centerpiece of its program in September due to lack of public and private funding, according to the Bangor Daily News. The Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health will no longer carry out its primary purpose, which was to explore the links between environmental exposures to arsenic, radon and other toxic materials and cancer.

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