NIH Extends Heart Study with $6.8M Grant Renewal | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center at Methodist Hospital in Houston said this week that its researchers have been awarded a $6.78 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to extend a large-scale study into heart disease development and progression.

The funding extends the study called Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) to Dec. 31, 2014, the 28th year of the study.

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