By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at four universities led by the Boston University School of Medicine will use a five year, $3.3 million grant to build up core services for conducting biomarker-focused research into systemic sclerosis (SSc), also called scleroderma, a rare and complex rheumatic disease that can cause scarring and vascular disease in multiple organs.

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