NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University will use a grant of roughly $1.6 million from the National Human Genome Research Institute to study public attitudes about the possibility of the US conducting a large population-based study of the relationship between genes and the environment in human health.

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