NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to spend the $510 million it has requested for 2010 largely by keeping its budget priorities in line with what it plans for this year, with increases spread out to meet inflation and some adjustments made to account for other changes, such as new technologies and medical priorities like cancer.

The budget for 2009 is expected to be $502.4 million, and the 2010 proposal is around a $1.4 percent increase.

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