NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to spend $8.8 million to fund three to five genome-wide association studies of treatment response in randomized clinical trials over the next three years, and will use another $3.7 million for a coordinating center to support those programs.

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