HHS Provides $22M for Biomarkers for Radiation Tests | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Department of Health and Human Services through its special projects research arm has awarded a total of $35 million to several universities and companies to fund development of biomarker technologies that could determine how much radiation a person has absorbed after radiological incidents such as a 'dirty' bomb or a nuclear explosion.

Those awards include $22 million for gene expression and protein expression biomarker-based tools that could be used in the field.

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