NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism plans to support a resource that will develop a bank of brain tissues with related DNA samples that researchers can use to dive into the biology of alcoholism.

Under a new limited competition, NIAAA plans to fund a center that is already supported under an existing grant entitled the "Brain Tissue Resource Center for Alcohol Research" program to create the resource.

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Feb
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This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease. 

Mar
20
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This webinar will discuss how a new multiplexed testing system can help physicians rapidly diagnose acute respiratory infections in the near-patient setting.