NIAID to Fund Studies for Neglected Diseases Dx, Rx | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases plans to grant up to $3.7 million in fiscal 2010 to fund between five and eight research programs to develop technologies that can contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment neglected infectious diseases.

The grants, which will give up to $750,000 for projects of five years or less that engage in a range of research areas, including using genome-wide association studies, target validation, cell line in early-stage studies, and various other approaches.

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