NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Northwestern University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, will share a two-year, $1 million American Reinvestment and Recovery Act grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a computable disease ontology, the schools said today.

Under the grant, which is being administered by the National Center for Research Resources, researchers from both schools will further develop an open-source classification system for inherited, environmental, and infectious diseases and syndromes.

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