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Six NIH Institutes To Sponsor Diabetes Proteomics Grant

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - Six sponsoring NIH institutes released a Request for Applications today entitled "Proteomics and Metabolomics in Type 1 Diabetes and Its Complications." The institutes have committed approximately $3 million in FY 2004 to fund six to 12 grants in response to the RFA.


Salvatore Sechi, director of proteomics programs at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, announced at the Human Proteome Organization meeting in Montreal earlier this month that the NIDDK would be releasing several RFAs supporting proteomics research, including this one, GenomeWeb News' sister publication ProteoMonitor reported on Oct. 17.


The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.