NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Cancer Institute will give up to $96 million over four years to support multicenter collaborations that will use data from genome-wide association studies to identify regions in the human genome that are associated with cancer susceptibility.

The program, “Transdisciplinary Cancer Genomics Research: Post-Genome Wide Association Initiative,” will spend as much as $24 million per year to support between five and eight awards.

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