NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development this week disclosed 22 centers and universities that are participating in the National Children's Study — a massive longitudinal effort that will gather and analyze genetic and environmental data from 100,000 participants from before birth to the age of 21.
 
The NCS will use a $69 million appropriation from Congress to jump-start the study, which first plans to recruit 100,000 pregnant and soon-to-be-pregnant women throughout the country.

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