NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - The Nebraska chapter of the Arthritis Foundation today donated $100,000 to the North American Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium to help fund the Rheumatoid Arthritis Genome Project.

The chapter raised the funds through public donations and by organizing a charity walk, according to a statement.

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