Consortium Studying Genomic Risk Loci for Heart Disease Gets $7.8M | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery said today it has received a share of a European Union Seventh Framework Programme grant totaling €5.75 million ($7.8 million) for work it will do on a project called "CV genes-at-target."

The grant was awarded to a consortium of research institutions and companies to study genomic risk loci for coronary artery disease and stroke in in vitro and in vivo settings and to determine whether they can serve as therapeutic targets.

Horizon did not specify how much of the grant it is receiving.

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