NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health will award up to $2.3 million next year to fund research centers that will join the Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium, an initiative that targets the genetic causes of human congenital heart disease and seeks to connect genetic variants with clinical outcomes.

The funding, provided by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, will support up to five such centers in joining the consortium, NIH said yesterday.

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