NIH Plans $24M for Lung Cancer-COPD Genotype, Phenotype Studies | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two institutes of the National Institutes of Health will give $24 million over four years to fund research into genotypic and phenotypic connections between lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including studies seeking biomarkers and exploring interactions between genetic and environmental factors.

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