NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to hand out a total of $27.5 million in grants for large-scale genome-wide association studies aimed at identifying genetic variants that relate to undisclosed ”complex diseases.”
 
The allocation will support between three and five studies over four years that aim to create population-based data to speed the process of understanding how certain genes are related to certain complex diseases.
 

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