Senate's NIH Budget Aims for Flat Funding for NHGRI, Boost for NCATS | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The bill to fund the National Institutes of Health next year that the Senate Appropriations Committee passed last week would keep funding for the National Human Genome Research Institute flat compared with this fiscal year, at $512.9 million in 2013 compared with $512.7 million in 2012, and would provide marginal adjustments up or down across the NIH institutes.

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