NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to fund genome-wide association studies with around $1 million each year over three years that will advance the understanding of arthritis, musculoskeletal diseases, and skin diseases.

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases will offer between two and four projects with up to $200,000 per year for up to two years during 2009, 2010, and 2011, NIH said today.  

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