By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Case Western Reserve University researcher has won a $3.9 million Director's Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health to continue potentially groundbreaking studies of how risk of disease depends on the genetics of ancestral generations.

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