NEW YORK, June 14 (GenomeWeb News) - Perlegen Life Sciences and the Mayo Clinic said today that their collaboration on a whole genome association study of Parkinson's disease has been awarded a grant worth up to $2.8 million by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

 

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