NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to award $9.9 million for genomic discovery research projects that use data from large biorepositories linked to electronic medical records, as well as genome-wide, genotyping, or sequencing data.

The funding will support eight to 12 projects that will comprise the clinical research network of the third phase of the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) program, NHGRI said on Wednesday.

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