The link has been updated in the article to reflect the new URL for the NCI page listing its public genomic health priorities. The institute changed the URL after GenomeWeb's article was published.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has identified a number of priority areas for grant-seeking investigators who aim to receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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