NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health’s Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative has awarded an estimated $5.5 million in grants to six new studies, NIH announced today.
Projects receiving the two-year grants are genome-wide association studies aimed at uncovering the genetic factors behind conditions such as stroke, glaucoma, high blood pressure, prostate cancer, and other conditions. All of the 27 institutes and centers within NIH contributed funding for the studies.
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