NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics has received a $12.5 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue operating a center focused on supporting newborn screening research projects.

ACMG will use the five-year funding renewal from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to continue to operate and enhance the Newborn Screening Translational Research Network(NBSTRN) Coordinating Center, ACMG said recently.

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