NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health is seeking to fund research into genomic variations in human leukocyte antigen (HLA), natural killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor regions(KIR), and immune-mediated.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will make $3.5 million available in 2010 for research that will participate in the HLA Genomics and Immune-Mediated Diseases Consortium, funding between four and five new renewal awards under U19 and U01 grants.

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