NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Cincinnati has received an $8.7 million grant award from the National Institutes of Health to renew funding for its Center for Environmental Genetics for five more years.

The center provides resources and support for research focused on how genetic and epigenetic factors interact with environmental agents, and how that dynamic influences disease risk and outcomes.

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences funding will provide around $1.7 million per year until 2018, UC's Academic Health Center said yesterday.

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