NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (GenomeWeb News) - The American Society of Human Genetics has awarded Louis Kunkel, director of the genomics program at Children's Hospital Boston, with its annual Allan Award for his work on the genetics of muscular dystrophy, the Children's Hospital said on Monday.


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