NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Iowa said today that it has landed a $2.1 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to continue a program mentorship program that will focus on genomics, genetics, translational research, and other approaches to childhood illnesses.
 
The five-year grant, called Molecular and Cellular Research to Advance Child Health, will be used by the University of Iowa’s Department of Pediatrics.
 

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