NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health is putting $24 million this year into a new program that will attempt to develop drugs for rare diseases that may affect millions of Americans for which there are no treatments or cures, and for 'neglected' diseases around the world that frighten away potential drug makers.

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