GEI’s First Grants

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Last month, NIH announced the first projects to be supported through the GEI, or Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative. Part of the funding round included about $19 million for 34 investigators for the Exposure Biology Program. That program is coordinated by NIEHS, NCI, NHLBI, and NIDA to support interdisciplinary teams focusing on building environmental sensors and finding biomarkers that can be used to measure toxins, stress, and DNA damage.

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