NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Advaita Bioinformatics has received a notice of award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for a Phase II Small Business Investigational Research grant to develop and implement a new method of identifying disease subtypes and subgroups of patients within disease phenotypes.

The Plymouth, Mich.-based firm will use the three-year, $1.8 million grant also to identify biological pathway signatures for specific diseases and to identify pathway signatures for drugs in order to repurpose them, it said.

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