NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute and the National Institute of Mental Health have set aside $3.1 million to create a “coordinating center” to support a previously announced program that will use population-based studies to determine the “epidemiologic architecture” of genetic variants associated with complex diseases.
 

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