By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As part of a plan to inject $50 million into Alzheimer's disease studies announced last month, the National Institutes of Health will fund new research by small businesses that seek to discover disease and drug-related biomarkers.
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