NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health will grant $3 million in 2010 to fund three muscular dystrophy research centers that will conduct cooperative studies to address development of therapeutics for muscular dystrophy and will include genomics and biomarker research.

Under the Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers grant program, the NIH will fund researchers who will join a network of existing centers to foster translation of new scientific findings and technological developments for use in muscular dystrophy treatments.

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