SNP Genotyping NIH launches genotype programs; Affy, Pfizer contribute | GenomeWeb

Only six weeks into the year, the National Institutes of Health and its parent agency, the Department of Health and Human Services, announced the creation of two related research initiatives to accelerate research on the genetic roots of common diseases. Funding for one will come out of the coffers of the US President’s budget, while the other is set to receive financial pledges from Affymetrix and Pfizer.

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