By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genetic testing firm Gene Security Network has received a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a clinical trial for its non-invasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD) technology.

GSN will use the funding to conduct a randomized clinical trial for its Parental Support NIPD test. The research phase of the clinical study has already begun, and the prospective trial is scheduled to start later this year, the Redwood, Calif.-based company said.

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