NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Kaiser Permanente and the University of California, San Francisco, have won a $24.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use information and biospecimens from 100,000 of Kaiser Permanente's members in a large-scale study of how genetic and environmental interactions affect human health.

The Kaiser Permanente Research Program on Genes, Environment, and Health (RPGEH) and UCSF will use the two-year stimulus grant from NIH to conduct genome-wide analysis of DNA samples from 100,000 Kaiser volunteers in Northern California.

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