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NIH Ponies Up $56M to Fund Three New Centers for Biomedical Computing

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institutes of Health is funding three new National Centers for Biomedical Computing, including Stanford University, which GenomeWeb News reported yesterday. This adds to four such centers that NIH funded last year.


The new centers, supported by grants projected to total more than $56 million over five years, include the National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics, headed by Brian Athey at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; the National Center for Multi-Scale Analysis of Genetic and Cellular Networks (MAGNet), led by Andrea Califano at Columbia University, and the National Center for Biomedical Ontology, headed by Mark Musen at Stanford.


An NIH database lists the 2005 award amount for the center at the Universityof Michiganas $3,756,966 and the Columbiaaward amount as $3,758,967 for 2005. The Stanford award, reported yesterday, is $18.8 million.

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