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Congressional Defense Spending Bill Contains $2.2M for NC Genomics Project

NEW YORK, Dec. 28 (GenomeWeb News) - The US House of Representatives approved a defense spending bill last week that included $2.2 million for a genomic project in North Carolina, a Congressman from that state said today.


The Guilford Genomic Medicine Project, a collaboration between UNC-Greensboro, Moses Cone Health System, and Duke University, will receive $2.2 million in funding, said Rep. Howard Coble, R-NC. 


The project will genetically test Guilford County veterans to help develop personalized health care plans.

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