NIH Awards More than $14M for Informatics Support for Genotype-Tissue Expression Project | GenomeWeb

This week, the National Institutes of Health awarded more than $14 million in grants to provide informatics support for two-year pilot project aimed at understanding how genetic variation impacts gene activity and its link to disease.

The Genotype-Tissue Expression, or GTEx, project is expected to result in resource that researchers can use to study hereditary disease risks as well as to establish a tissue biobank that can be used for future research efforts.

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